A patient was diagnosed and treated for a brain tumour 8 days after seeing her optician with symptoms. The approach could speed up diagnosis.
Find out about the pioneering ideas our researchers are putting to the test, from harnessing the power of the Zika virus to finding cancer’s paper trail.
Category: Science blog February 14, 2017For the first time, scientists have used the gene-editing tool CRISPR to tweak the DNA of specialised brain stem cells, which could help us understand certain b...
We’re announcing the first winners of our most ambitious science funding awarding ever: The Grand Challenge
Category: Science blog January 19, 2017
Meet our new leaders, who are spearheading research to tackle some of the biggest questions we need to answer to help more people survive cancer.
Category: Science blog October 3, 2016
We take a look at how the work of 2016 Nobel Prize winner, Professor Yoshinori Ohsumi, relates to cancer.