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8 new challenges between us and beating cancer

Category: Science blog June 22, 2017 0 comments

This entry is part 16 of 16 in the series Grand Challenge

We launch phase 2 of our Grand Challenge with 8 of the biggest questions in cancer research.

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ASCO 2017: 4 ways treatment could change following world’s largest cancer conference

Category: Science blog June 19, 2017 0 comments

Targeted treatment up front improves survival for advanced prostate cancer, and we predict a change in thinking for precision cancer medicine.

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News digest – smoking rates falling, aspirin risks, breast cancer drug U-turn and… ‘tanning drugs’?

Category: Science blog June 17, 2017 0 comments

Smoking rates falling, aspirin has risks as well as benefits, breast cancer drug U-turn in England and… what's behind the talk of ‘tanning drugs’? Here's ...

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‘Once in a career feeling’ as trial shows offering prostate cancer drug earlier improves survival

Category: Science blog June 6, 2017 3 comments

We take a look at results from the STAMPEDE clinical trial, which is researching how to improve treatment for men with prostate cancer.

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Preventing unnecessary breast cancer treatment

Category: Science blog May 24, 2017 1 comment

This entry is part 15 of 16 in the series Grand ChallengeEvery year, around 6,300 women in the UK are told they have a con...

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Behind the scenes with the unsung heroes of cancer clinical trials – Part 3

Category: Science blog May 22, 2017 1 comment

We speak to Amanda Watson, research nurse on the National Lung Matrix Trial, about what her job involves.

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Taking a potential new breast cancer treatment from the lab to the clinic

Category: Science blog May 5, 2017 3 comments

Our research has led to new clinical trials testing a combination of hormone therapies in women with early, double-positiv...

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Testing a new immunotherapy treatment for neuroblastoma

Category: Science blog May 3, 2017 3 comments

A researcher explains an early stage clinical trial testing the potential of a new type of immunotherapy to treat neurobla...

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CRISPR genome editing and immunotherapy – the early adopter

Category: Science blog April 21, 2017 1 comment

How is CRISPR genome editing helping harness the power of immunotherapy?

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Taking advantage of cancers’ abnormal metabolism could lead to a new way to ‘starve’ tumours

Category: Science blog April 19, 2017 0 comments

Our researchers in Glasgow might have found a way to shut down certain cancer cells’ fuel supply with a specially design...

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