Guest author, Dr Rosanna Jackson, outlines what scientists are doing to make treatment for one type of childhood leukaemia kinder.
We look at how research could help to adapt and improve treatment for older patients, including inclusive clinical trials and pre-habilitation.
New trials results show that a drug can reduce hearing loss in children treated with the chemo drug cisplatin. We talk to the lead researcher, Dr Penelope Brock.
Two over-the-counter, widely available drugs could help cut cases of oesophageal cancer in people at higher risk of the disease.
In this Science Surgery post we explore the work being done to use existing treatments in other types of cancer.
Category: Science blog November 24, 2017
The START trials provided the evidence needed to change practice for women having radiotherapy to treat breast cancer.
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.
This week saw new research on brain tumour and ovarian cancers, while MPs launched an inquiry into e-cigarettes.
The results of a breast cancer trial we helped fund allowed surgeons to move away from ‘radical’ mastectomies towards kinder, less invasive surgeries.