From targeting cancer stem cells to reawakening sleeping cells, research is finding the answers to how brain tumours develop.
The damage caused to specialised stem cells’ DNA could help explain why drinking increases the risk of cancer.
Category: Science blog February 14, 2017For the first time, scientists have used the gene-editing tool CRISPR to tweak the DNA of specialised brain stem cells, which could help us understand certain b...
Category: Science blog November 2, 2016
Scientists from the UK and Sweden have discovered important cells that breast cancer can stem from in mice.
Category: Science blog October 18, 2016
Our Stand Up To Cancer-funded researchers in Birmingham are turning their immune cell knowledge into ways to tackle infection after treatment.
Brain tumours are one of the biggest challenges in cancer research, but we have a plan to tackle them.
Category: Science blog September 14, 2015
Our scientists have solved the mystery of why a gene involved in human eye development may also play a role in an aggressive form of blood cancer.
Category: Science blog May 1, 2015
Fancy hearing about the latest developments in cancer research? Well some of our scientists might be gathering in a venue near you to tell all.
From Bake Off to the immune system – we explore exciting new research that shows why following the genetic recipe is crucial for producing normal blood cells.