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A new era for pancreatic cancer: The Dream Team

We catch up with Professor Gerard Evan, a cancer genetics expert in Cambridge, to hear about his Stand Up To Cancer-funded work on pancreatic cancer.

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Expert opinion: Professor Karen Vousden, our new chief scientist

Professor Karen Vousden is our new chief scientist. We caught up with her to get a sneak peak at what this involves, and what she sees as the hot topics for future research.

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Mouth cancer: dentists and GPs should be able to refer patients straight for tests

Professor Richard Shaw, a mouth cancer specialist who helped create our new Oral Cancer Toolkit, explains why it differs from the NICE referral guidelines

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Peering behind the pathology lab door: A day in the life of a pathologist

To mark National Pathology Week, we sat down with Dr Suzy Lishman, President of the Royal College of Pathologists, to find out what a pathologist actually does.

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Expert opinion – Constant craving: how can science help smokers to quit?

UCL’s Professor Robert West explains the science that can help smokers combat their cravings and quit the habit.

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Expert Opinion – treating cancer by exploiting how its DNA is repaired

We spoke to two of our own experts about how they’re targeting fundamental repair processes in our cells to tip cancer cells over the edge.

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News digest – GPs, cancer survival, herpes virus treatment, smoking statistics… and some terrible puns

Here’s our round of this week’s cancer news.

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Expert opinion: Professor Charlie Swanton – plotting a route through cancer evolution

Professor Charlie Swanton wants to know how tumours evolve. Read about his latest research and the next steps in targeting tumour diversity.

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Expert Opinion – The challenges of lung cancer

One of our leading experts in lung cancer, Professor Dean Fennell, shares his thoughts on this devastating disease. Lung cancer…

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A talk by Professor Gerard Evan: cancer isn’t mysterious

What’s the link between dinosaur evolution and cancer? It’s an odd question, but one we were faced with when Cancer…

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