Category: Science blog December 10, 2015
We explore the second of our Grand Challenges and ask the experts if we can wipe out cancers caused by the Epstein-Barr Virus.
Category: Science blog November 13, 2015
We explore the reasons behind the nation’s rising rates of mouth cancer.
Category: Science blog May 12, 2015
We look at APOBECs – biological double-agents that start out as a friend to our cells but morph into a deadly enemy as cancers develop.
Category: Science blog December 25, 2014
We look back on the last 50 years of cancer research, where we were, what we’ve achieved and what’s still left to do.
Category: Science blog November 14, 2014
We’ve launched three exciting crowdfunding projects with our researchers. Will they receive the money they need? Only you can decide.
Category: Science blog September 16, 2014
In the latest instalment of our cancer and infections series, we explore the history behind the cancer-causing human papillomavirus.
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 June 9, 2014
To mark cervical screening awareness week we explore the evidence on how the programme could be improved to prevent more cases of cervical cancer in the future.
Category: Science blog June 5, 2014
Rates of anal cancer have quadrupled since the mid-70s, but why? We explore the possible reasons, and ask why the media didn’t cover the story.
Category: Science blog April 9, 2014
Concluding our story on Epstein-Barr virus and cancer, we explore the ongoing research into the virus and how this could lead to treatments in the future.