Inflammation can prevent infections and helps repair injuries. But for people with long-term inflammatory conditions, it can sometimes lead to cancer.
Three new teams funded through our Grand Challenge are about to embark on research projects focusing on the microbiome, faulty genes and chronic inflammation.
Our new research partnership is exploring common ground between arthritis and cancer, which could bring benefits to patients on both sides.
Two important cancer genes cooperate to make lung cancers more aggressive in mice, according to new research.
Category: Science blog October 31, 2017
Find out the burning questions some of our researchers want to answer as they set up their own research teams for the first time.
Brain tumours are one of the biggest challenges in cancer research, but we have a plan to tackle them.
Category: Science blog January 20, 2016
We home in on the fifth of our Grand Challenges, and ask the experts about what it will take to build a ‘Google Street View’ for cancer.
Category: Science blog August 4, 2015
Watch our first Google Hangout on immunotherapy, the immune system and cancer, featuring Professor Fran Balkwill and Professor Ben Willcox.