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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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Expert opinion: a US perspective on beating cancer

Dr Len Lichtenfeld is deputy chief medical officer for the American Cancer Society. We invited Len to share his thoughts…

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Expert opinion: “Now we need to plan for first-line HPV testing”

Cancer prevention expert Professor Peter Sasieni talks about new research showing the effectiveness of HPV testing in preventing cervical cancer.

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Diesel exhaust fumes ‘definitely’ cause cancer – should we be worried?

Today the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) – part of the World Health Organisation – announced that it…

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Expert opinion: why are some cancers so difficult to treat?

Professor Gerard Evan is Head of the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Cambridge. Earlier in the week, we…

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Expert Opinion: Professor Kairbaan Hodivala-Dilke

‘Know your enemy’ is a quote that rings true for scientists studying cancer.  And in order to beat the disease…

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Expert Opinion: Dr Gareth Veal – getting chemo right for kids

When it came to avoiding extremes, Goldilocks knew what she was doing as she plumped for the perfect porridge. In…

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Expert Opinion – Professor Josef Vormoor and Dr Olaf Heidenreich

Being told your child has cancer is every parent’s worst nightmare. But every year, around 1500 families are given this…

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Expert Opinion: Professor Fran Balkwill

No man is an island – we exist together with other people in families, communities and societies. The same is…

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Expert Opinion: Professor Nick Lemoine on pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer continues to be one of the hardest cancers to treat, so as part of our Research Strategy, we’ve…

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