England’s cancer strategy: what has changed in the last two years?
Progress has been made against England's cancer strategy, including investment for radiotherapy. But more needs to be done...
News digest – obesity costs, radiologist shortage, breast cancer risk, and… avatars?
The growing global cost of obesity was in the news this week, along with genetic tests for breast...
Senate Dems Urge NIH To Renew Gun Violence Research Funding
The infamous Dickey Amendment, which bans funds for research to "promote gun control," rears its head.
5 persistent myths about the causes of breast cancer
The good news is there’s no reason to be concerned about deodorants, bras, plastics and milk when it...
News digest – cancer drugs on trial, robotic surgery, obesity and… cool Nobel Prize science?
This week’s news featured worrying obesity and cancer trends in the US and a call for more robust...
Could opticians refer patients with suspected brain tumours?
A patient was diagnosed and treated for a brain tumour 8 days after seeing her optician with symptoms....
2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry: how making microscopes cool is helping cancer research
This year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to the developers of cool microscopes. In this post we...
Our milestones: A radical change that improved breast cancer surgery
The results of a breast cancer trial we helped fund allowed surgeons to move away from ‘radical’ mastectomies...
News digest – repurposed drugs, HIV, bisphosphonates and… a prostate cancer ‘cure’?
From this week’s cancer news we look at how HIV research could offer clues about lung cancer and...
Cancer blood tests and learning from HIV – our latest Pioneer Awards
Drawing similarities between how the immune system reacts to lung cancer and HIV could uncover potential new drug...