Category: Science blog November 24, 2017
The START trials provided the evidence needed to change practice for women having radiotherapy to treat breast cancer.
Category: Science blog July 31, 2017
Part three of our new blog series on radiotherapy explores a type of radiotherapy treatment called IMRT. We cover what it is, how it’s already improved the li...
Category: Science blog October 31, 2016
A new report confirms that radiation from a nuclear plant wasn’t to blame for a spike in childhood leukaemia in north-west England – so what was?
Category: Science blog April 26, 2016
30 years after Chernobyl and five years after Fukushima, we’re taking a look at what has been learnt about radiation-linked cancers.
Category: Science blog January 5, 2016
The third of our Grand Challenge topics asks: can we prevent cancer by studying ‘scars’ in its DNA?
Category: Science blog May 24, 2012
It’s a plot worthy of Hollywood – a fatal radioactive poison, secret documents, suppressed information, and drugs....
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...
Category: Science blog November 10, 2011
As well as the talks themselves, there’s been a fair amount of media coverage from the 2011 NCRI Cancer Conference. Tues...
Category: Science blog August 29, 2008
Cigarette smoke has been called many things – smelly, dangerous and cancer-causing for a start. But radioactive? Yes, th...