Cancer Research UK on Google+ Cancer Research UK on Facebook Cancer Research UK on Twitter

Let's beat cancer sooner

News digest – daily junk food ads, gene ‘treasure troves’, NHS cookery classes and… child vapers?

Category: Science blog March 17, 2018 0 comments

In the news this week: teenagers exposed to junk food ads are twice as likely to be obese, and new child vaping research

Read More

Cancer Alliances are the backbone of NHS cancer care. They’re about to say what staff they need

Category: Science blog March 16, 2018 0 comments

NHS cancer services are under pressure. Local Cancer Alliances are about to report on what staff they need to reduce this.

Read More

Science Surgery: ‘What’s being done to use treatments in different types of cancer?’

Category: Science blog March 12, 2018 0 comments

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Science Surgery

In this Science Surgery post we explore the work being done to use existing treatments in other types of cancer.

Read More

News digest – PSA test, cutting calories, cervical cancer, and… do you know what increases cancer risk?

Category: Science blog March 10, 2018 7 comments

Using the PSA test for screening, and a plan to cut calories: check out the stories behind this week’s headlines.

Read More

British Science Week 2018: how our pioneers are exploring cancer

Category: Science blog March 9, 2018 0 comments

This British Science Week we’ll be catching up with some of our pioneering scientists that are tackling cancer differently.

Read More

International Women’s Day: Reflections from three women in science

Category: Science blog March 8, 2018 0 comments

Science is brimming with different ideas, techniques and topics – from studying how molecules interact to understanding ...

Read More

Overdiagnosis: when finding cancer can do more harm than good

Category: Science blog March 6, 2018 3 comments

With new cancer detection technology on the horizon, ranging from blood tests to wristbands, understanding overdiagnosis i...

Read More

Why a one-off PSA test for prostate cancer is doing men more harm than good

Category: Science blog March 6, 2018 16 comments

Our new research shows that a one-off PSA test doesn’t save lives from prostate cancer.

Read More

Finding common ground with arthritis could help cancer patients

Category: Science blog March 4, 2018 1 comment

Our new research partnership is exploring common ground between arthritis and cancer, which could bring benefits to patien...

Read More

News digest – obesity and cancer, bacteria on skin, new immunotherapy targets and… vaping safety?

Category: Science blog March 3, 2018 3 comments

In the news this week: Bacteria might protect against skin cancer and worrying obesity projections for millennials.

Read More