Cancer Research UK on Google+ Cancer Research UK on Facebook Cancer Research UK on Twitter
Skip to main content
Donate

Let's beat cancer sooner

Science Snaps: what can fluorescent fish teach us about skin cancer?

Category: Science Blog July 24, 2014

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Science Snaps

We explore some images and video from a new study revealing how groups of melanoma cells may work together to spread around the body.

Read More

Science Snaps: how skin cancer spreads – the round or flat of it

Category: Science Blog June 25, 2014

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Science Snaps

With an image hot off the microscope, we look at how shape-shifting melanoma cells deploy different groups of enzymes to help them spread.

Read More

Fascin-ating insights into how pancreatic cancer spreads

Category: Science Blog May 20, 2014

A team of our scientists have discovered how a key protein called fascin could help pancreatic cancer spread – we explore their findings

Read More

Cancer cells spreading around the body – a dangerous game?

Category: Science Blog September 11, 2013

Research is showing how understanding the key controls that make cells move could help fight the lethal spread of cancer.

Read More

Another clue to how the naked mole rat stays cancer free

Category: Science Blog June 20, 2013

Kilometres of winding tunnels under the tropical grasslands of Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia could harbour vital clues to preventing cancer and living longer. The...

Read More

A home from home – how cancer cells spread to new organs

Category: Science Blog June 4, 2013

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series MicroenvironmentIn our previous post in this series, we talked about how the tumour microenvironment helps tumour cells...

Read More

Building an artificial tumour in the lab

Category: Science Blog May 16, 2013

In 2000, a team of archaeologists in the ancient Egyptian city of Thebes uncovered the mummified remains of a young woman called Tabaketenmut. The big toe of he...

Read More