Together we will beat cancer


COVID-19: “It could take months to build research up again”

Professor Richard Gilbertson talks about the impact of COVID-19 on research at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre.

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Cancer blood test uses ‘noise cancellation’ to improve sensitivity

Cancer Research UK scientists have developed a new way to analyse blood for evidence of cancer that could be up to ten times more sensitive than previous methods.

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Moves and countermoves: How the immune system responds to lung cancer’s ‘tactics’

Scientists working on the TRACERx project have mapped how the immune systems responds to lung tumours over time

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COVID-19: Fighting viruses with viruses

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series COVID-19 research

Dr Alan Parker’s team in Cardiff are engineering viruses to help develop a COVID-19 vaccine.

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COVID-19: Why we’re making cuts to our research funding

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and it’s impact on our fundraising, we’ve had to cut our research spend. Here’s everything you need to know.

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Testing for COVID-19 coronavirus at the Francis Crick Institute

The Francis Crick Institute’s lab facilities have been temporarily transformed into a COVID-19 testing facility, to help combat the spread of infection.

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New blood test study uses artificial intelligence to identify cancer. But it’s not ready for patients yet. 

Researchers have revealed a new blood test that uses artificial intelligence to identify cancer, but it’s not ready for patients yet. 

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Pancreatic cancer cells use the same energy as sprinters’ muscles to spread

Our scientists are using hydrogels to understand more about how pancreatic cancer cells spread.

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Science Snaps: stopping cancer in its tracks

This entry is part 29 of 30 in the series Science Snaps

Our scientists at the Beatson Institute are using powerful microscopes to zoom in on how cancer cells move.

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British Science Week 2020: how different approaches are helping us beat cancer

To celebrate British Science Week 2020, we spoke to 3 researchers with vastly different science experience.

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