We’re looking into a certain type of cancer that is diagnosed once it has already spread, and doctors can’t find where the cancer first started growing.
Blood tests, breath studies and better CT scans could all help detect lung cancers earlier. We investigate the latest research that could inform lung screening.
A ’10 minute cancer test’ is big news today. The science behind the headlines is exciting, but the test is a long way from being used to diagnose cancer.
Category: Science blog June 19, 2017
Targeted treatment up front improves survival for advanced prostate cancer, and we predict a change in thinking for precision cancer medicine.
Category: Science blog March 15, 2017
New PET scans combined with drugs targeting low oxygen levels in tumours could help tailor cancer treatment.
Category: Science blog March 10, 2017
This year’s British Science Week runs from 10th – 19th March, and the theme is ‘change’.
We’re announcing the first winners of our most ambitious science funding awarding ever: The Grand Challenge
Category: Science blog February 1, 2017
Why is the shape of a cancer cell so important for predicting how the disease will behave? Our scientists may have an answer.
There’s more to stopping cancer from spreading than simply cutting out chocolate, despite what the headlines say.
Category: Science blog November 10, 2016
Read our final roundup from this year’s NCRI Cancer Conference, including how bacteria in the gut could help predict if immunotherapy will work.