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European awards programme offers funding to accelerate cancer research

European awards programme offers funding to accelerate cancer research

A European partnership between Cancer Research UK, Fondazione AIRC and Asociación Española Contra el Cáncer (AECC) is offering funding to successful applicants in a...
Is diagnosing cancer with a urine test a possibility?

Is diagnosing cancer with a urine test a possibility?

Feeling anxious around needles is common – the NHS estimates that around 1 in 10 people have a fear of medical procedures that involve needles or...
Blood test for breast cancer could detect disease up to five years early

Blood test for breast cancer could detect disease up to five years early

A new and simple blood test could help to detect breast cancer up to five years earlier than we are currently able to. The disease...
Improving cancer survival: UK to lead next-gen radiotherapy research

Improving cancer survival: UK to lead next-gen radiotherapy research

A new £56m (~€65.36m) research network is set to transform the UK into a global hub for radiotherapy research – aiming to improve cancer...
Robotics, AI in Cancer Research

New cancer research using imaging, robotics and AI

An international team of researchers will utilise new technologies in imaging, robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in order to detect early stage cancers. A team...

New family of drugs identified that could combat a range of cancers 

Scientists at the University of Bath have identified a new family of drugs which inhibit the activity of a protein associated with prostate and...

Breast cancer can form ‘sleeper cells’ after treatment

The study of human breast cancer cells has revealed that some breast cancer medicines may create 'sleeper cells' – allowing them to potentially come...

Cannabis flavonoid could help treat pancreatic cancer

A recent study has concluded that a non-cannabinoid, non-psychoactive cannabis flavonoid, FBL-03G, has the potential to treat pancreatic cancer. The study, conducted by researchers with...
Test for cancer: a method to detect cancer may be on the horizon

Test for cancer: a method to detect cancer may be on the horizon

Researchers have launched a clinical trial to develop a potential test for cancer, that being a breath test, analysing molecules that could indicate cancer...
Obesity to overtake smoking as biggest preventable cause of cancer in the UK

Obesity to overtake smoking as biggest preventable cause of cancer in the UK

According to Cancer Research UK, obesity is predicted to surpass smoking as the biggest preventable cause of cancer in the UK for women by...
Cancer immunotherapy to be funded by NHS England

Cancer immunotherapy to be funded by NHS England

NHS England have announced personalised blood cancer immunotherapy to be offered to some children and young adults with leukaemia. Such funding makes this a great...
Breath of fresh air: harnessing oxygen to eliminate types of cancer cells

Breath of fresh air: harnessing oxygen to eliminate types of cancer cells

Researchers have made major progress towards eliminating types of cancer cells by exploiting hypoxia, without damaging healthy tissue. The research team at Bristol University, UK,...

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