The START trials provided the evidence needed to change practice for women having radiotherapy to treat breast cancer.
Research from the US provides evidence of the harm of patients choosing alternative therapy and declining conventional treatments and the impact on survival.
Find out the burning questions some of our researchers want to answer as they set up their own research teams for the first time.
This week saw new research on brain tumour and ovarian cancers, while MPs launched an inquiry into e-cigarettes.
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.
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.
The results of a breast cancer trial we helped fund allowed surgeons to move away from ‘radical’ mastectomies towards kinder, less invasive surgeries.
A greater understanding of the biology of mesothelioma has led to new clinical trials testing immunotherapies and targeted drugs against the disease.