Will personalised medicine become the norm of cancer treatment? In this Science Surgery instalment, we asked experts for their thoughts on this question.
Category: Science blog August 24, 2017
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.
New research by our scientists may have identified a new way to predict which patients might benefit from certain immunotherapies, and those who likely won’t.
Category: Science blog June 19, 2017
Targeted treatment up front improves survival for advanced prostate cancer, and we predict a change in thinking for precision cancer medicine.
Category: Science blog March 24, 2017
We’re backing a new project that could boost our understanding of pancreatic cancer and increase opportunities for patients to join clinical trials.
Category: Science blog March 13, 2017
Advances in MRI technology could help scientists and doctors tailor cancer treatment by measuring the oxygen levels inside tumours.
Category: Science blog March 10, 2017
This year’s British Science Week runs from 10th – 19th March, and the theme is ‘change’.
Category: Science blog November 8, 2016
Here are our highlights from day 3 of the NCRI Cancer Conference, including personalised treatment for prostate cancer, and new surgery tech.
Category: Science blog October 11, 2016
On Ada Lovelace Day 2016, we speak to Dr Bissan Al-Lazikani about how she is using computers to help personalise cancer treatment.
Last month’s 2016 MAP conference showcased progress so far on personalised cancer treatment, and discussed future challenges.