New research has shown that an intelligent knife can distinguish between ovarian cancer and normal tissue. Could it help make ovarian cancer surgery smarter?
Will personalised medicine become the norm of cancer treatment? In this Science Surgery instalment, we asked experts for their thoughts on this question.
Category: Science blog August 24, 2017
Physicists in Cambridge are using light and sound to gather information on prostate cancer in mice. This could show doctors how aggressive a tumour is.
New research by our scientists may have identified a new way to predict which patients might benefit from certain immunotherapies, and those who likely won’t.
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.
Category: Science blog March 24, 2017
We’re backing a new project that could boost our understanding of pancreatic cancer and increase opportunities for patients to join clinical trials.
Category: Science blog March 13, 2017
Advances in MRI technology could help scientists and doctors tailor cancer treatment by measuring the oxygen levels inside tumours.
Category: Science blog March 10, 2017
This year’s British Science Week runs from 10th – 19th March, and the theme is ‘change’.
Category: Science blog November 8, 2016
Here are our highlights from day 3 of the NCRI Cancer Conference, including personalised treatment for prostate cancer, and new surgery tech.
Category: Science blog October 11, 2016
On Ada Lovelace Day 2016, we speak to Dr Bissan Al-Lazikani about how she is using computers to help personalise cancer treatment.