Category: Science blog November 24, 2017
The START trials provided the evidence needed to change practice for women having radiotherapy to treat breast cancer.
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.
A new report confirms that radiation from a nuclear plant wasn’t to blame for a spike in childhood leukaemia in north-west England – so what was?
30 years after Chernobyl and five years after Fukushima, we’re taking a look at what has been learnt about radiation-linked cancers.
Category: Science blog January 5, 2016
The third of our Grand Challenge topics asks: can we prevent cancer by studying ‘scars’ in its DNA?
It’s a plot worthy of Hollywood – a fatal radioactive poison, secret documents, suppressed information, and drugs. But this isn’t…