The growing global cost of obesity was in the news this week, along with genetic tests for breast cancer and a rare childhood cancer.
This year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to the developers of cool microscopes. And the tech is boosting cancer research.
The results of a breast cancer trial we helped fund allowed surgeons to move away from ‘radical’ mastectomies towards kinder, less invasive surgeries.
Drawing similarities between how the immune system reacts to lung cancer and HIV could uncover potential new drug targets.
A greater understanding of the biology of mesothelioma has led to new clinical trials testing immunotherapies and targeted drugs against the disease.
In this week’s cancer news there’s Brexit plans, viruses being used as treatments, and disagreements over screening for prostate cancer.
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.
Researchers believe that focused high doses of radiotherapy could one day replace surgery for small cancers in certain organs.