Cancer can affect any age group but we see many more cases in older people.
In the news this week: obesity responsible for more cases of some cancers than smoking and a trio of NHS drug decisions.
Researchers have gathered the most complete picture of how long people wait for a cancer diagnosis in England. And there’s huge variation between referrals.
In the news this week: an experimental urine test detects aggressive prostate cancer and cancer patients in Scotland are waiting even longer for treatment.
Anh Hoang Le, a PhD student at the Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute in Glasgow, studies two proteins that we know curiously little about: CYRI-A and CYRI-B.
In the news this week: new CAR T cell therapy available on the NHS and our Brain Tumour awards provides funding for three new teams.
‘The word ‘legacy’ is often overused, but not about the late Baroness Tessa Jowell’. Michelle Mitchell reflects on Cancer Research UK’s new brain tumour funding.
NHS England announced plans to fast track “revolutionary” new cancer drugs. But there’s still some way to go before these drugs might reach patients.
For almost all skin cancers, the environmental carcinogen is sunlight, according to Professor Richard Marais. Here’s how scientists uncovered the link.