Category: Science blog January 19, 2015
Larry is 59 and has advanced pancreatic cancer. Here, he responds to a recent article claiming that cancer is ‘the…
Category: Science blog December 2, 2014
We take a look at the latest data from a clinical trial testing a ‘sponge on a string’ as a new way to detect oesophageal cancer early.
Category: Science blog November 5, 2014
Here’s our round up from day three of the NCRI cancer conference in Liverpool.
Category: Science blog April 29, 2014
As we launch our new strategy, we catch up with chief scientist, Professor Nic Jones, and get his take on our plans for the future.
Category: Science blog February 12, 2014
Maggie is one of our research nurses and an oesophageal cancer survivor – read her story about the importance of spotting symptoms early.
Category: Science blog June 18, 2013
Our new figures show that rates of oesophageal cancer are increasing, particularly in men – what’s causing this rise and what can be done about it?
Category: Science blog March 28, 2012
Alcohol has been a well-loved but problematic part of British life for centuries, as immortalised in 18th century artist Hogarth’s…
Category: Science blog March 21, 2012
NOTE: This post is from 2012. For discussion of today’s headlines please read this post. “Should I be taking aspirin…
Category: Science blog March 6, 2012
If cancer is diagnosed early, it’s nearly always easier to treat successfully. But too many cancers are still diagnosed at…
Category: Science blog March 4, 2012
Regular readers may remember that last July we launched two pioneering projects to hunt down the key genetic faults that…