Category: Science blog August 22, 2016
We explore how clinical trials are run, and hear from a patient about what it’s like taking part in a cancer clinical trial.
Category: Science blog August 17, 2016
Recent research has reinforced the need for all women with ovarian cancer to receive genetic testing, but they aren’t. We explore why.
Category: Science blog February 1, 2016
We explore a new revolutionary gene editing technology called CRISPR that’s taking labs by storm as scientists look to understand the genetics behind cancer.
Category: Science blog July 23, 2014
Find out how, with thanks from Cancer Research UK scientists, bowel cancer treatment has “phenomenally” improved from when Nicola’s mother had the disease.
Category: Science blog June 27, 2014
We look at the science behind media stories about a ‘simple blood test’ that apparently can ‘predict breast cancer’.
Category: Science blog June 11, 2014
Following wide media coverage of a study linking eating large amounts of red meat and breast cancer, we explain why the evidence just isn’t there yet.
Category: Science blog July 5, 2013
Cancer news often gets more attention if a celebrity has been diagnosed, but does this help raise awareness or can the celebrity angle do more harm than good?
Category: Science blog August 28, 2012
There’s a lot more to do before we can say we’ve beaten cancer, but every now and then, it’s good to sit back and re...
Category: Science blog April 2, 2012
Spotting cancer early can save lives. Over the last nine weeks, the Department of Health has been running a campaign calle...
Category: Science blog February 29, 2012
Our scientists discovered the second breast cancer gene, BRCA2 - we discuss how they made the finding and what this means ...