In the news this week: cases of severe obesity in year 6 pupils hits record high and people under 25 are drinking less alcohol.
In the news this week: Nobel Prize for Medicine awarded to scientists who laid the groundwork for cancer immunotherapy.
With two complex CAR T immunotherapies now approved on the NHS in England, we look at how the health service has had to react to these exciting new treatments.
For the Prime Minister to reach her ambitions of 3 in 4 cancer patients diagnosed early in the next 10 years, NHS staff shortages must be addressed.
Dr James Allison and Professor Tasuku Honjo have been given a Nobel Prize for revolutionising our understanding of how the immune system sees cancer.
In the news this week: Obesity is set to overtake smoking as the biggest preventable cause of cancer in women.
Following the publication of a new piece of cancer research, one of our colleagues reflects on the contribution his late fiancee made in making it happen.
Find out how Professor Ed Boyden at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his team have adapted the technology found in babies’ nappies to take sharper images of cancer cells.
Category: Science blog September 25, 2018
Two patient advocates travelled to Kenya as part of a Cancer Research UK Grand Challenge team that’s hunting for unknown causes of cancer.
New figures suggest that obesity could top smoking as the biggest preventable cause of cancer in women by 2043. Here’s how we calculated them.