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Improving research with registered reports

Find out what a Registered Report is, how you can get involved, and why this relatively small change in the way research is done could have a real impact on reproducibility issues and even patient outcomes.

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Cannabis, cannabinoids and cancer – the evidence so far

The current consensus is that, right now, there isn’t a large enough body of evidence to prove that cannabis (or any of its active compounds or derivatives) can reliably treat any form of cancer but the medical use of cannabis to treat cancer-related chronic pain is approved in the UK.

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Toothbrushes and ctDNA: Exciting early detection concepts from new teams formed at our sandpit workshops

Our latest sandpit results in exciting new research projects taking on the challenge of cancer early detection and diagnosis. 

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More than 65,000 people are left waiting to find out if it’s cancer each month

New calculations from Cancer Research UK estimate that, on average, over 65,000 people in England are left waiting longer than 28 days to find out whether they have cancer each month.

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How do we die of cancer? What we know (and what we don’t)

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Cancer Revolutionaries

We’ve sent robots to mars, split the atom and mapped the human genome. Why, then, is there still so much more to understand about a disease that affects one in two of us?

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A call to action: how our Campaigns Ambassadors are shaping the Government’s 10-year Cancer Plan 

To help revolutionise what cancer outcomes will look like in England in 2032, our Campaigns Ambassadors submitted evidence to inform the Government’s upcoming 10-Year Cancer Plan.

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Expanding the horizons of the life science economy

Executive Director of Research and Innovation, Iain Foulkes introduces our new innovation engine – Cancer Research Horizons

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Immune cell count could determine whether chemotherapy is required in oropharyngeal cancer, new study finds 

A new study has found that the level of a person’s immune cells may provide an indication of whether they would benefit from chemotherapy in oropharyngeal cancer.

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Tough questions for tough times in clinical research

We invited our clinical research community to pose us questions to make sure we are doing all we can to help the recovery of cancer clinical trials to pre-pandemic levels

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New study to detect oesophageal cancer earlier

Together with the National Institute for Health and Care Research, we’re jointly investing £6.4m over the next 14 years in…

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