Category: Science blog May 16, 2014
Media outlets are awash with the news that researchers in the US have apparently cured cancer with the measles virus. What are the facts behind the headlines?
Category: Science blog November 7, 2012
Before the final day of the conference started, we once again awoke to news stories based on research presented over the last few days. The BBC led with figures...
Category: Science blog August 1, 2012
Translating a ‘eureka’ moment in the laboratory into new medical advances for cancer patients is never easy. But thanks to the support of the public, we’r...
Category: Science blog April 10, 2012
Over the weekend you may have seen headlines announcing that a “‘Universal’ cancer vaccine” or “wonder jab” has been developed by Israeli researcher...
Category: Science blog August 19, 2011
Here are a few thoughts on this morning’s headlines about ecstasy and cancer. (In case you missed them, they’re based on research from Birmingham, published...
Category: Science blog June 27, 2011
This year at the ASCO conference in the US, several sessions reflected on the rapid progress that has been made for different cancers. We’ve already reported ...