Scientists have discovered it’s possible to identify some cancers by searching for microbial DNA ‘signatures’ in the blood.
In the news this week: scientists have completed the most comprehensive study of cancer genetics to date, revealing new clues that could help to detect cancer earlier.
In the news this week: protective cells lining the lungs of ex-smokers could explain why quitting smoking reduces lung cancer risk.
In the news this week: AI software is just as good as a radiologist at spotting breast cancer in screening images.
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.
In the news this week: new estimates suggest there are now nearly 3 million people in the UK living with cancer and some promising immunotherapy trial results.
In the news this week: we pledge £56 million to revolutionise radiotherapy research and new study adds to evidence that gut bacteria might be behind some bowel cancers.
In the news this week: liver cancer death rates are on the rise and we learn more about the biology of prostate cancer.
In the news this week: we set out bold ambitions to detect cancer earlier and a museum’s thermal imaging exhibit flags a woman’s breast cancer.