Category: Science blog August 22, 2014
We take a look at science behind widespread but overblown media reports that Botox could be used to treat stomach cancer
Category: Science blog July 1, 2013
As a first year PhD student, I can usually be found slaving away at the bench and looking after my fruit flies. But latel...
Category: Science blog February 19, 2013
Our bodies are made of hundreds of different types of cells. And when processes inside them go wrong, and allow them to ke...
Category: Science blog November 6, 2012
It’s been another packed day at the NCRI conference, full of interesting discussion and debate (as were yesterday’s an...
Category: Science blog August 3, 2012
Biology has its share of contentious issues, and the existence of cancer ‘stem cells’ – treatment-resistant cells a...
Category: Science blog December 1, 2011
Being told your child has cancer is every parent’s worst nightmare. But every year, around 1500 families are given this ...
Category: Science blog November 7, 2011
The NCRI conference began in earnest yesterday afternoon, with the presentation of a Cancer Research UK ‘lifetime achiev...
Category: Science blog June 8, 2011
Cancer Research UK’s Senior Science Information Manager, Dr Julie Sharp, reports from this year’s US cancer conference...
Category: Science blog February 21, 2011
This month we’ve got an exclusive in-depth interview with Cancer Research UK’s chief clinician Professor Peter Johnson...
Category: Science blog January 18, 2011
Cancer ‘stem cells‘ are a recurring topic on this blog. Many scientists think that these are the cells at the ...