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Cancer killer combination could make cells more sensitive to chemo

Category: Science blog July 15, 2015 Comments are closed

How our researchers in Manchester are helping develop ways to make chemotherapy kinder and more effective.

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Many hands make light work – the evolution of clinical trials

Category: Science blog May 20, 2015 1 comment

For International Clinical Trials Day 2015 we look at how trials have changed – from the first recorded trial to today’s modern cancer clinical trials.

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‘Johns Hopkins’ cancer update emails are a hoax

Category: Science blog May 8, 2015 4 comments

Hoax emails about cancer risks and treatments are misleading and confusing, so don’t pass them on. Here are the facts behind the claims.

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Our milestones: A recipe for success – the birth of combination chemotherapy

Category: Science blog March 24, 2015 Comments are closed

This entry is part 21 of 29 in the series Our milestones

In the latest Our Milestones series post, we look at the role we played in the advent of a 1970s cancer treatment revolution: combination chemotherapy.

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Unpicking the genetic ‘patchwork’ in ovarian cancer

Category: Science blog March 12, 2015 17 comments

Our researchers are investigating the genetic ‘patchwork’ underlying ovarian tumours, which will lead to more effective treatments in the future.

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The cheek of it – how you could help beat blood cancer

Category: Science blog March 5, 2015 1 comment

Find out about blood stem cell donation, how you could get involved and even help save someone’s life

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Pushing ‘unstable’ pancreatic cancers over the edge

Category: Science blog February 26, 2015 5 comments

We look at fascinating new research from our scientists showing that pancreatic cancer can be split into four different types.

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Raising awareness of cancer clinical trials

Category: Science blog February 11, 2015 Comments are closed

We feature three personal stories about cancer clinical trials, showing the vital role they play in developing news ways to treat cancer.

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Improving the gold standard for brain tumours

Category: Science blog January 16, 2015 2 comments

We explore new research from our scientists testing a modified version of a brain cancer drug that could help overcome resistance to treatment.

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The Enemy Within – 50 years of fighting cancer

Category: Science blog December 25, 2014 1 comment

We look back on the last 50 years of cancer research, where we were, what we’ve achieved and what’s still left to do.

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