Top stories this week: A breast cancer immunotherapy first and lung cancer immunotherapy approved for NHS use in England.
Two over-the-counter, widely available drugs could help cut cases of oesophageal cancer in people at higher risk of the disease.
The top stories from the 2018 ASCO annual meeting: overexcited coverage of cancer blood tests and how a gene test can tailor breast cancer treatment.
Top stories this week: A ‘simple blood test’ isn’t the finished article, and an antifungal treatment has eliminated sleeping bowel cancer cells in mice.
A genome, a gene and a chromosome are all structures of DNA. The difference between them is the amount of DNA they contain.
By revealing a tumour’s past, our scientists are opening the possibility of predicting its future. This could help make cancer treatment more personal.
Obesity dominates headlines this week and a senior scientist explains his theory on what might cause one type of childhood leukaemia.
Data is vital to the work that we do. Here’s how one of the teams in Cancer Research UK uses it, and how it helps save lives.
A scientist has proposed a theory for how a common childhood cancer occurs, based on genetic faults and infections.