Category: Science blog September 16, 2015
We often talk about cancer as being a disease caused by mistakes in DNA – the genetic instructions inside all our cells that tell them to make molecules such ...
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 October 25, 2013
The lab of Cancer Research UK scientist Professor Tony Kouzarides focuses on how genes get turned on and off – we explore his work and how it links to cancer.
Category: Science blog October 15, 2013
Large-scale studies from across the globe are providing genetic clues that link different tumours – but what does this mean for how we define and treat cancer?
Category: Science blog May 3, 2012
Earlier this week, the news was full of stories about a ‘blood test’ that can apparently predict a woman’s risk of breast cancer, years before she develop...