Questions are being asked of the tests used to diagnose prostate cancer, and how they can be improved. We cover the latest research, including specialist MRI.
In the immediate aftermath, estimating the numbers affected by a breast screening error might do more harm than good.
With new cancer detection technology on the horizon, ranging from blood tests to wristbands, understanding overdiagnosis is a huge challenge.
Our new research shows that a one-off PSA test doesn’t save lives from prostate cancer.
The NHS Cancer Workforce Plan lays out new promises to boost staff numbers in diagnosis and treatment.
Category: Science blog March 15, 2017
New PET scans combined with drugs targeting low oxygen levels in tumours could help tailor cancer treatment.
Our scientists are building new cameras that could help reveal ‘invisible’ tumours by illuminating them in a rainbow of colours.
Category: Science blog March 13, 2017
Advances in MRI technology could help scientists and doctors tailor cancer treatment by measuring the oxygen levels inside tumours.
A one-off screening test can cut bowel cancer risk for at least 17 years.
We’re announcing the first winners of our most ambitious science funding awarding ever: The Grand Challenge