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News digest – Brexit, viral treatments, alcohol, and… prostate cancer screening?

In this week’s cancer news there’s Brexit plans, viruses being used as treatments, and disagreements over screening for prostate cancer.

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Reviewing our year

Read about some of the progress we’ve made over the last financial year and about some of the big themes from the year.

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PARG inhibitors: tipping the scales with a new experimental drug

Our scientists are developing a new experimental drug to target how cancer cells repair their DNA, and upset cancer’s balance.

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How your support is helping us beat breast cancer – Margaret’s story

The year is 2016, Breast Cancer Awareness Month is upon us, and right now, 8 in 10 women diagnosed with breast cancer will survive their disease for 10 years or more.

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Crashing cancer’s backup system – our progress so far

Research by our scientists played a major part in the development of a promising new class of cancer drugs. So where are we now in this research journey?

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All women with ovarian cancer should be offered genetic testing – so why aren’t they?

Recent research has reinforced the need for all women with ovarian cancer to receive genetic testing, but they aren’t. We explore why.

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News digest – drug approval, flexible pressure sensor, pen-sized microscope, engineered molecules and… olive oil?

Cancer drugs approved, a tiny microscope for spotting cancer cells, engineering molecules so cells can ‘sense’ and why some £5 olive oil isn’t worth it.

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“Surprised and deeply honoured” – our chief executive receives a knighthood

Our chief executive, Harpal Kumar, has received a knighthood for services to cancer research

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4 ways that Tomas Lindahl’s Nobel Prize for Chemistry revolutionised cancer research

We explore the impact that Tomas Lindahl’s Nobel Prize-winning research into how cells repair their DNA has helped cancer research.

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Recently funded research – understanding what makes cancer tick

Here are a few highlights from the research projects our Science Committee funded in April.

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