Category: Science blog June 5, 2015
We take a look back at the excitement from – and add a few important caveats to – the research from this year’s big US cancer conference.
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 June 2, 2014
In the light of continued media attention, we explain the science behind two exciting new types of immunotherapy drug, called PD-1 and PD-L1 blockers.
Category: Science blog June 7, 2013
In our third instalment from the ASCO cancer conference, Debbie Coates writes about a major theme of modern cancer research – the concept of personalised medi...
Category: Science blog June 5, 2013
In our second report from this year’s ASCO conference, Trevor Bott writes about a session he attended on the need for clinical trials for older cancer patient...
Category: Science blog June 4, 2013
The world’s largest cancer conference, ASCO, is underway in Chicago. Among the many thousands of doctors and researchers, our nurses are at the meeting to lea...
Category: Science blog June 18, 2012
This month, a new trial looks at the cancer-fighting properties of the curry chemical curcumin, while we take a look at the reasons why cancer deaths in middle ...