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Expert Opinion – Professor Richard Gilbertson talks children’s cancers

Category: Science blog November 26, 2015

We caught up with Professor Richard Gilbertson to find out the challenges facing research into children’s cancers, and where the field is heading.

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NCRI cancer conference day 2: big data, immunotherapy and prizes

Category: Science blog November 3, 2015

We’re back for day two of our highlights from this year’s NCRI cancer conference in Liverpool.

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Where cancers spread to depends on cellular ‘soil prep’

Category: Science blog November 2, 2015

New US research has unearthed a fresh take on a 126 year old theory, and it could help explain why cancers spread to different tissues.

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NCRI cancer conference day 1: prostate cancer drugs and early diagnosis

Category: Science blog November 1, 2015

We pick out our highlights from day one of the NCRI cancer conference.

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Antioxidants, free radicals and melanoma spread – what’s going on?

Category: Science blog October 16, 2015

We explore new research looking at how antioxidants and free radicals might affect the ability of melanoma cells to spread around the body.

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Have researchers really discovered a ‘new miracle drug to cure nine in 10 cancers’? No, but the research is fascinating

Category: Science blog October 14, 2015

We respond to some misleading headlines about a ‘miracle drug’ that could cure nine in 10 cancers.

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The 7 questions we must answer to beat cancer

Category: Science blog October 12, 2015

The world’s biggest cancer experts have selected 7 research challenges that must be tackled to beat cancer – we take a look at what they chose.

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