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News digest – cervical cancer progress, new immune cell, breast cancer scans and repurposed drugs

In the news this week:  cervical cancer progress in Britain has stalled in the last decade, as screening uptake remains stubbornly low.

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Science Snaps: targeting cancers’ surroundings

This entry is part 28 of 28 in the series Science Snaps

Scientists are intercepting conversations between supporting cells and blood vessels that could help cancer spread.

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News digest – NHS drug decision, cost of cancer, missed GP appointments and prostate cancer deaths

In the news this week: a new type of targeted cancer drug is initial rejected for use on the NHS in England

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News digest – transforming clinical trials, AI and brain surgery, vaping and breast cancer genetics

In the news this week: our scientists want to transform the way clinical trials are run and 191 genes are linked to breast cancer development in new research.

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News digest – breast screening AI, NHS waiting times, brain tumour scans and ‘prehab’

In the news this week: AI software is just as good as a radiologist at spotting breast cancer in screening images.

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Artificial intelligence could help breast screening save more lives

We’ve helped Google Health with AI research which has the potential to improve breast cancer screening and save the NHS time and money.

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News digest – prostate cancer MRI trial, drug delivery, cancer ‘cures’ on Facebook and weight loss

In the news this week: WHO approves a cheap copy of a common breast cancer drug that could save the lives of women in low income countries.

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Our biggest cancer news stories of 2019

We look back at the top cancer news stories of 2019, including the first trial of a cancer breath test and a new international collaboration to understand how the bacteria in our gut help cancer grow.

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News digest – NHS drug decisions, leukaemia treatment trials and long term anastrozole benefits

In the news this week: breast cancer drug combo made more widely available on the NHS and the long term benefits of anastrozole are revealed.

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News digest – NHS avoidable delays, sugary festive drinks, hair dye and mistletoe

In the news this week: our stats show 1 in 4 people are experience avoidable delays for their cancer diagnosis and festive hot drinks are loaded with sugar.

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