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GPs need help promoting the benefits of cancer preventing drugs

Category: Science blog February 14, 2017 0 comments

Our new report looks at what GPs know about offering tamoxifen and aspirin to lower the risk of, or prevent, certain cancers.

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3 of the toughest questions in cancer and more than £70 million to solve them

Category: Science blog February 10, 2017 9 comments

This entry is part 11 of 12 in the series Grand Challenge

We’re announcing the first winners of our most ambitious science funding awarding ever: The Grand Challenge

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New study comes the closest yet to proving that e-cigarettes aren’t as dangerous as smoking

Category: Science blog February 6, 2017 26 comments

A new study has looked at the long-term safety of e-cigarette use.

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World Cancer Day 2017: 4 cancers that pose a global challenge

Category: Science blog February 4, 2017 0 comments

For this year’s World Cancer Day we’re looking at how the rates of 4 types of cancer vary around the world, and why.

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A decade of research at our Cambridge Institute

Category: Science blog February 2, 2017 0 comments

To mark the tenth birthday of our Cambridge institute, we’re taking a look back at its history, including some of the fantastic research that the institute ha...

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The biology of cancer cell shape and why it’s important

Category: Science blog February 1, 2017 0 comments

Why is the shape of a cancer cell so important for predicting how the disease will behave? Our scientists may have an answer.

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Meet the scientists tackling brain tumours, investigating a cancer ‘master switch’ and much more

Category: Science blog January 19, 2017 0 comments

Meet our new leaders, who are spearheading research to tackle some of the biggest questions we need to answer to help more people survive cancer.

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A lasting immune impression could boost blood cancer treatments

Category: Science blog January 3, 2017 3 comments

Our researchers may have found a new way to tap into the power of the immune system to fight cancer. Read about their work

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Piecing together breast cancers’ immune cell composition

Category: Science blog December 13, 2016 3 comments

Our scientists are looking at immune cells in breast cancer in greater detail than ever before.

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An intelligent knife and kinder treatments – some of our pioneering new clinical trials

Category: Science blog December 9, 2016 1 comment

We take a look at some of our new, pioneering clinical trials.

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