Scientists are taking a leaf out of Darwin’s evolutionary handbook to understand how lung cancer evolves.
Hot drinks have hit headlines today, with new research sparking claims that hot tea ‘doubles the risk of oesophageal cancer’. But how hot is hot? And are the headlines anything to worry about?
Our scientists have uncovered a new marker that’s found on treatment-resistant prostate cancer cells.
Lab-grown cells live on liquid food called cell culture media. But off-the-shelf recipes could be skewing experiments, posing a challenge for cancer research.
In this week’s news: prostate cancer predictions, NHS waiting times, breast cancer rulebook rewritten and do wireless headphones cause cancer?
Our scientists are rewriting the breast cancer rulebook. By looking at faults in tumour DNA, they’ve found that breast cancer is not 1 but 10 different diseases each with a different risk of coming back or spreading.
In this week’s news: cervical screening campaign launches in England and research in mice suggests why cancer commonly spreads to the liver.
Less than 1 in 5 Wikipedia biographies are about women. And we wanted to change that. We held International Women’s Day Wikipedia edit-a-thon to create and update pages about women in cancer research.
In this week’s news: breast screening rates in the UK fall to the lowest in 10 years and a new report looks at vaping in young people.
In this Science Surgery post Millie asks: ‘Why doesn’t the immune system attack cancer cells?’ The short answer is it does! But sometimes it needs a helping hand from exciting new treatments.