Lab-grown cells live on liquid food called cell culture media. But off-the-shelf recipes could be skewing experiments, posing a challenge for cancer research.
In this Science Surgery post Millie asks: ‘Why doesn’t the immune system attack cancer cells?’ The short answer is it does! But sometimes it needs a helping hand from exciting new treatments.
Brain tumours are heavily influenced by their surroundings so understanding the environment they’re in could reveal ways to destroy them.
Two important cancer genes cooperate to make lung cancers more aggressive in mice, according to new research.
Find out the burning questions some of our researchers want to answer as they set up their own research teams for the first time.
Drawing similarities between how the immune system reacts to lung cancer and HIV could uncover potential new drug targets.
Step inside a virtual world where our Grand Challenge scientists are hoping to redefine the way we look at cancer.
New research by our scientists may have found a way to target a faulty cell suicide pathway in cancer.
Why is the shape of a cancer cell so important for predicting how the disease will behave? Our scientists may have an answer.
Read our final roundup from this year’s NCRI Cancer Conference, including how bacteria in the gut could help predict if immunotherapy will work.