We’re investing £56 million into radiotherapy research that will be carried out by a network of specialist institutes across the UK.
Our new stats show a staggering variation in treatment plans for women diagnosed with womb cancer across England.
A peculiar type of tumour, in an even more peculiar type of animal, could hold some clues to help scientists overcome immunotherapy resistance in humans.
Through our new research strategy, we’re determined to improve survival and reduce long-term side effects for children and young people with cancer.
Our latest Science Surgery instalment answers the question, ‘Does cancer affect the future development of children?’
Waiting to hear if you have cancer, or if your cancer has come back, can be an extremely stressful time – especially if the results take weeks to come back.
Cancer treatments can work in lots of different ways, aiming to kill tumour cells or keep them under control. Ideally they cause tumours to shrink, but they can also be considered successful if they stop tumours growing. But unfortunately, the effects don’t always last forever.
Older patients with advanced oesophageal and stomach cancers might benefit from low dose treatment, according to our unpublished clinical trial results.
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy has been used for years to prevent a side effect of head and neck cancer treatment called osteoradionecrosis. But does it work?