Category: Science blog May 15, 2015
This morning’s headlines about vitamin B3 and skin cancer were a little over the top. Here are our thoughts on the research behind the story
Category: Science blog May 5, 2015
We look at headlines about a new blood test for ovarian cancer, and why a possible routine screening test for the disease is still some way off.
Category: Science blog April 29, 2015
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
Category: Science blog April 17, 2015
Headlines today are heralding a new “simple blood test”, claiming it can predict if a woman will develop breast cancer – but it’s too good to be true.
Category: Science blog April 16, 2015
We explore new research showing how particular genetic faults inside cancer cells can subvert a self-destruct switch and instead encourage cancer to spread.
Category: Science blog April 15, 2015
Our scientists are piecing together cancer’s family tree, uncovering clues that could help develop better treatments in the future.
Category: Science blog April 13, 2015
We explore new research showing how healthy cells surrounding a melanoma may help the cancer cells become resistant to targeted cancer drugs.