Category: Science blog May 16, 2013
In 2000, a team of archaeologists in the ancient Egyptian city of Thebes uncovered the mummified remains of a young…
Category: Science blog April 8, 2013
Tumours release DNA into the bloodstream, and scientists have been investigating whether this could offer clues about a cancer – take a look at what they found.
Category: Science blog March 27, 2013
A thousand scientists from one hundred international research groups working over four years. Thirteen papers spread across five journals. DNA…
Category: Science blog October 3, 2012
One of the most important facts about cancer, which seems so obvious that repeating it again is almost banal, is…
Category: Science blog September 25, 2012
Today our stats team has published new data, forecasting that the proportion of people who die from cancer will continue…
Category: Science blog May 30, 2012
Over recent months we’ve written about exciting new research looking at how the genetic makeup of an individual patient’s cancer…
Category: Science blog February 29, 2012
Our scientists discovered the second breast cancer gene, BRCA2 – we discuss how they made the finding and what this means for cancer patients.
Category: Science blog February 28, 2012
We look at our role in the discovery of the famous “cancer gene” BRCA1, responsible for many cases of hereditary breast and other cancers.
Category: Science blog February 24, 2012
Here are the cancer stories that caught our eye this week. Click on links to read more in-depth coverage. Think…
Category: Science blog February 18, 2012
As ever, we’ve trawled the web for the week’s most interesting and important cancer research news. Click on the links…