By studying small differences in our DNA, called SNPs, our scientists are showing how these could be used to help prevent cancer in the future.
Questions are being asked of the tests used to diagnose prostate cancer, and how they can be improved. We cover the latest research, including specialist MRI.
With new cancer detection technology on the horizon, ranging from blood tests to wristbands, understanding overdiagnosis is a huge challenge.
Our new research shows that a one-off PSA test doesn’t save lives from prostate cancer.
Category: Science blog August 24, 2017
Physicists in Cambridge are using light and sound to gather information on prostate cancer in mice. This could show doctors how aggressive a tumour is.
Read Alfred’s story of joining the STAMPEDE clinical trial. His is one of the many stories featured in our 2016/17 Annual Review.
Category: Science blog June 19, 2017
Targeted treatment up front improves survival for advanced prostate cancer, and we predict a change in thinking for precision cancer medicine.
We take a look at results from the STAMPEDE clinical trial, which is researching how to improve treatment for men with prostate cancer.
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.
A clinical trial of a type of laser treatment for prostate cancer hit the headlines. What do the results mean for patients? We spoke to an expert to find out.