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Cancer care in England and Scotland – what do patients really think?

Category: Science blog June 8, 2016 Comments are closed

We take a detailed look at the findings of the recent Cancer Patient Experience Surveys, which ran in England and Scotland.

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Recently funded research – studying populations to piece together cancer clues

Category: Science blog May 12, 2016 Comments are closed

We look at the latest round of innovative and exciting new projects we’re funding in population research.

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‘A message of love and support is a beautiful thing’ – Amy’s story

Category: Science blog January 14, 2016 18 comments

In the run up to World Cancer Day 2016, we caught up with breast cancer survivor, to find out how she was doing, and why she’s supporting World Cancer Day aga...

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Gut microbes trigger chemo side-effects, but there could be a way to stop them

Category: Science blog September 17, 2015 Comments are closed

A US team has found new evidence that a particular group of bacteria may be behind side-effects linked to bowel cancer chemo.

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The end of the road: trying to unpick the problems with end of life care

Category: Science blog August 7, 2015 2 comments

We take a critical look at the issues facing end of life care in the UK and what’s being done to resolve them.

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The Patient Portal: putting information back in patients’ hands

Category: Science blog June 10, 2015 2 comments

We’re helping to offer cancer patients easy access to their online treatment records – but what do patients think of it?

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Advice on being active should be routine in bowel cancer care

Category: Science blog April 29, 2015 2 comments

Dr Abi Fisher from our UCL Health Behaviour Research Centre blogs about her recent paper looking at physical activity rates in people with bowel cancer

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Alternative therapies: what’s the harm?

Category: Science blog April 27, 2015 30 comments

We often see stories in the media about cancer patients who have chosen alternative treatments, either alongside or instea...

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Cancer ‘the best way to die’? You couldn’t be more wrong if you tried

Category: Science blog January 19, 2015 327 comments

Larry is 59 and has advanced pancreatic cancer. Here, he responds to a recent article claiming that cancer is ‘the best ...

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NCRI 2014 conference summary – day 2

Category: Science blog November 4, 2014 2 comments

Here’s our round up from day two of the NCRI cancer conference in Liverpool.

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