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Expert opinion: Professor Karen Vousden, our new chief scientist

Category: Science blog July 27, 2016

Professor Karen Vousden is our new chief scientist. We caught up with her to get a sneak peak at what this involves, and w...

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Mouth cancer: dentists and GPs should be able to refer patients straight for tests

Category: Science blog November 27, 2015

Professor Richard Shaw, a mouth cancer specialist who helped create our new Oral Cancer Toolkit, explains why it differs f...

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Peering behind the pathology lab door: A day in the life of a pathologist

Category: Science blog November 5, 2015

To mark National Pathology Week, we sat down with Dr Suzy Lishman, President of the Royal College of Pathologists, to find...

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Expert opinion – Constant craving: how can science help smokers to quit?

Category: Science blog September 27, 2015

UCL’s Professor Robert West explains the science that can help smokers combat their cravings and quit the habit.

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Expert Opinion – treating cancer by exploiting how its DNA is repaired

Category: Science blog September 18, 2015

We spoke to two of our own experts about how they're targeting fundamental repair processes in our cells to tip cancer cel...

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Expert opinion: Professor Charlie Swanton – plotting a route through cancer evolution

Category: Science blog February 28, 2014

Professor Charlie Swanton wants to know how tumours evolve. Read about his latest research and the next steps in targeting...

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