A world-first data report could help us understand whether cancer patients are getting the most appropriate treatments for them.
A year on from a big data report and some hospitals have changed how they discuss some aspects of treatment, including palliative care.
Category: Science blog August 15, 2017
We go back to the 1950s to find out how one of our scientists helped transform the outlook for women with a rare cancer called choriocarcinoma.
Category: Science blog November 6, 2016
We’re in Liverpool for the annual National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Cancer Conference, sharing updates from the most exciting research on show.
We explore how clinical trials are run, and hear from a patient about what it’s like taking part in a cancer clinical trial.
Category: Science blog July 11, 2016
We investigate organoids, the latest way that scientists are growing cancer cells in the lab to help test hundreds of cancer drugs.
To mark World Cancer Day, we take a look at how our discoveries over the decades are helping cancer patients all over the world right now.
Category: Science blog February 2, 2016
We explore our seventh Grand Challenge, attempting to pull off the ultimate cell heist and use new ‘smart drugs’ to selectively kill cancer cells.