The damage caused to specialised stem cells’ DNA could help explain why drinking increases the risk of cancer.
GPs say that more than 1 in 5 cancer patients in England experience an avoidable delay in their diagnosis.
Two important cancer genes cooperate to make lung cancers more aggressive in mice, according to new research.
Our top stories this week: testosterone levels and prostate cancer risk, new cervical screening research and detecting oesophageal cancer earlier.
New research shows women who have had the HPV vaccine may only need 3 cervical screens in their entire life, rather than the 12 that are standard in the UK.
Category: Science blog October 31, 2017
Find out the burning questions some of our researchers want to answer as they set up their own research teams for the first time.
Category: Science blog October 27, 2017
We’d like to introduce the latest bunch of scientists that we’ve given funding to head up their own research teams for the first time.
Category: Science blog October 26, 2017
A world-first data report could help us understand whether cancer patients are getting the most appropriate treatments for them.
Radiotherapy doesn’t have to be given from outside the body. Radioactive implants and drinks stay close to tumours to minimise side effects.