Category: Science blog March 24, 2017
New research predicts that 2 in 3 cancers are ‘due to bad luck’, we look at why the story is a bit more complicated than that.
Category: Science blog October 20, 2015
Yesterday saw some bold, but extremely misleading headlines about hormone replacement therapy (HRT) being “harmless”. ...
Category: Science blog September 21, 2015
We look back to the 1990s, and to our 'first-in-man' trial of prostate cancer drug abiraterone - a vital step in the drug'...
Category: Science blog July 8, 2015
Our researchers in Cambridge have solved a long-standing mystery in breast cancer that could lead to new trials to improve...
Category: Science blog September 5, 2014
A look at some recent findings from the US, from researchers studying how prostate cancers can be resistant to two new dru...
Category: Science blog August 1, 2014
We take a brief look at what today’s study really shows about higher oestrogen Pills, and the bigger picture of the Pill...
Category: Science blog September 4, 2013
Following reports that women who stop taking the breast cancer drug tamoxifen could face their cancer returning, we look a...
Category: Science blog January 21, 2012
Amid the drama of phone hacking, economic gloom, ‘responsible’ capitalism and sinking cruise ships, the week has also ...
Category: Science blog December 7, 2011
Can cancer be prevented? Decades of research have shown that a person’s chances of getting cancer depends on a mishmash...