Cancer Research UK on Google+ Cancer Research UK on Facebook Cancer Research UK on Twitter
Skip to main content

Let's beat cancer sooner

Can pigeons home in on cancer?

Category: Science blog November 18, 2015

Pigeons may provide insights on how pathologists, radiologists spot cancer.

Read More

Our milestones: How anastrozole became a number one hit

Category: Science blog October 30, 2015

In this instalment of our Milestones series, we look at Cancer Research UK’s pivotal trials, proving that a drug called anastrozole should be the gold standar...

Read More

Our milestones: the birth of a new prostate cancer drug

Category: Science blog September 21, 2015

This entry is part 24 of 25 in the series Our milestones

We look back to the 1990s, and to our ‘first-in-man’ trial of prostate cancer drug abiraterone – a vital step in the drug’s development

Read More

How we’re building a community to beat oesophageal cancer

Category: Science blog August 28, 2015

We recap what happened at our first ever international conference for oesophageal cancer in Oxford.

Read More

Our milestones: Cisplatin – the story of a platinum-selling life-saver

Category: Science blog August 26, 2015

This entry is part 23 of 25 in the series Our milestones

In the latest in Our Milestones series, we look at how Cancer Research UK scientists helped develop one of the world’s most successful cancer drugs.

Read More

Aspirin, obesity and inherited bowel cancer – what’s the story?

Category: Science blog August 18, 2015

We look at the science behind some overblown headlines about aspirin and bowel cancer

Read More

5 hot research topics our scientists are homing in on

Category: Science blog August 13, 2015

From the mechanics behind fast-moving melanoma cells to cancer’s very own family tree, here are 5 hot research topics our scientists are working on.

Read More