Cancer Research UK on Google+ Cancer Research UK on Facebook Cancer Research UK on Twitter
Skip to main content
Donate

Let's beat cancer sooner

Improving the gold standard for brain tumours

Category: Science blog January 16, 2015

We explore new research from our scientists testing a modified version of a brain cancer drug that could help overcome resistance to treatment.

Read More

The Enemy Within – 50 years of fighting cancer

Category: Science blog December 25, 2014

We look back on the last 50 years of cancer research, where we were, what we’ve achieved and what’s still left to do.

Read More

The shape of all things – the year of crystallography

Category: Science blog December 23, 2014

This entry is part 20 of 20 in the series Our milestones

To mark the year of crystallography, we focus on an important scientific duo who used this powerful tool to help develop cancer drugs.

Read More

Wising up on older people and cancer

Category: Science blog December 9, 2014

A new report has launched looking at what we know, and what we still need to understand, about cancer and older people in the UK – we look at the findings.

Read More

Classifying leukaemia: one size doesn’t fit all

Category: Science blog September 26, 2014

This entry is part 18 of 20 in the series Our milestones

A landmark research paper in 1977 changed the way children with acute leukaemia are diagnosed and treated. We look at the story of a research milestone.

Read More

Breaking down cancer’s wall of resistance

Category: Science blog August 5, 2014

A new discovery from a team of our scientists in London could help make chemotherapy more effective – but it’s been a tough road to get there.

Read More

Changing the future of pancreatic cancer: The ESPAC trials

Category: Science blog July 31, 2014

This entry is part 16 of 20 in the series Our milestones

This latest in Our Milestones series explores the ESPAC-1 trial, which led to an improvement in survival that had never been seen before in pancreatic cancer.

Read More