The results of a breast cancer trial we helped fund allowed surgeons to move away from ‘radical’ mastectomies towards kinder, less invasive surgeries.
Researchers believe that focused high doses of radiotherapy could one day replace surgery for small cancers in certain organs.
Part three of our new blog series on radiotherapy explores a type of radiotherapy treatment called IMRT. We cover what it is, how it’s already improved the lives of many patients and why this number will continue to grow.
Read Alfred’s story of joining the STAMPEDE clinical trial. His is one of the many stories featured in our 2016/17 Annual Review.
Category: Science blog June 19, 2017
Targeted treatment up front improves survival for advanced prostate cancer, and we predict a change in thinking for precision cancer medicine.
We take a look at results from the STAMPEDE clinical trial, which is researching how to improve treatment for men with prostate cancer.
Category: Science blog May 23, 2017
We speak to Jane Hair, a biobanker involved in the National Lung Matrix Trial, about what her job involves.
We speak to Amanda Watson, research nurse on the National Lung Matrix Trial, about what her job involves.
We speak to Susie Brown, Trial Coordinator on the National Lung Matrix Trial, about what her job involves.