Category: Science blog April 15, 2016
We explore how the latest gene editing technology could help our scientists engineer immune cells to precisely target and kill cancer cells.
Category: Science blog March 15, 2016
We explore the latest research from our scientists in Manchester that’s tracking how melanomas respond to treatment by analysing patient blood samples.
Category: Science blog March 14, 2016
A new study from our scientists has found that treating melanoma cells with an HIV drug could make them more sensitive to a ‘targeted’ cancer drug.
Category: Science blog December 22, 2015
We’ve enlisted the help of one of our researchers to pick out the biggest cancer research stories of 2015.
Category: Science blog November 3, 2015
We’re back for day two of our highlights from this year’s NCRI cancer conference in Liverpool.
Category: Science blog October 16, 2015
We explore new research looking at how antioxidants and free radicals might affect the ability of melanoma cells to spread around the body.
Category: Science blog September 25, 2015
Our scientists have discovered that similar to a rugby maul, cancer cells can ward off tumour-killing immune cells through an important cellular signal.
Category: Science blog September 17, 2015
We quiz our chief clinician, Professor Peter Johnson, to get his take on the history of cancer immunotherapy and where the field is heading.
Category: Science blog September 9, 2015
Read the inspiring story of how a generous gift left by a couple in their Will is helping our scientists understand how cancers spread.
Category: Science blog September 3, 2015
We explore new research suggesting that aspirin might help boost the cancer-fighting effects of immunotherapy in mice.