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Colon capsule endoscopy – reshaping bowel cancer diagnosis

A disposable camera that’s small enough to swallow and powerful enough to help rule out bowel cancer. And it could be coming to a clinic near you.

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Talk Cancer: How to have conversations that could save lives

Despite thousands of us turning to the web for answers on reducing our risk of cancer, it’s something many don’t feel comfortable talking about.

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An unexpected find: clues about the genetics of children’s cancer found in the placenta

Scientists at the Wellcome Sanger Institute have discovered that that genetic structure of the placenta contains many of the same genetic mutations found in children’s cancers.

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‘A significant step forwards’ – treating patients with advanced biliary tract cancers

An existing combination of chemotherapy could be used to provide a new option for biliary tract cancer patients.

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Science Surgery: ‘Can cancers develop in the heart?’

This entry is part 23 of 23 in the series Science Surgery

Cancers can start in many different organs but we rarely hear about cancers starting in the heart. We sat down with cardiologist Dr Rohin Francis to find an answer for the question: what makes the heart so special?

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Opinion: ‘Wales needs more than a three-page statement to get cancer services back on track’

The Welsh Government’s decision to publish just a short statement on how it intends to improve patient care over the next 5 years is unacceptable.

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Predicting future breast cancer with precision

This entry is part 26 of 26 in the series Cancer Grand Challenges

An international team of Cancer Grand Challenges scientists are conducting one biggest studies of its kind to try to predict who will develop invasive breast cancer.

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Meet the teams tackling 5 challenges in children’s and young people’s cancers

Joining forces with Children with Cancer UK, we’re proud to be co-funding the Cancer Research UK–Children with Cancer UK Innovation Awards.

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How does processed and red meat cause cancer and how much matters?

How does bacon cause cancer? Research shows that moderate processed and red meat eating increases bowel cancer risk.

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Opinion: ‘We’re speaking with One Cancer Voice, but is anyone listening?’

We joined 46 other cancer charities to outline what we need from UK Governments and the NHS coming out of the pandemic to move towards world-leading services.

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