Category: Science blog February 14, 2017
For the first time, scientists have used the gene-editing tool CRISPR to tweak the DNA of specialised brain stem cells, which could help us understand certain b...
Category: Science blog February 1, 2017
Why is the shape of a cancer cell so important for predicting how the disease will behave? Our scientists may have an answer.
Category: Science blog November 15, 2016
Cancer Research UK scientists are finding ways to target the cell’s ‘master controller’, which could have important implications for cancer treatment.
Category: Science blog November 6, 2016
We’re in Liverpool for the annual National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Cancer Conference, sharing updates from the most exciting research on show.
Category: Science blog October 21, 2016
In the fourth of our series of posts for Stand Up To Cancer, we focus on a clinical trial that’s finding faulty genes to improve breast cancer treatment.
Category: Science blog October 17, 2016
We catch up with Professor Gerard Evan, a cancer genetics expert in Cambridge, to hear about his Stand Up To Cancer-funded work on pancreatic cancer.
Category: Science blog October 7, 2016
New research points to a possible way to help personalise treatment for a type of childhood cancer.
Category: Science blog September 30, 2016
An exciting new partnership will see a combination of drugs tested in mesothelioma, lung and pancreatic cancers for the first time.
Category: Science blog August 26, 2016
What do you get when you combine scientists, a ‘Dragon’s Den’-style pitch, and £200,000 to fund cancer research?
Category: Science blog August 25, 2016
New research has uncovered a possible explanation for why some cancers are more common than others, we explore the details.