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Can we grow the treatments of tomorrow? – That Cancer Conversation

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series That Cancer Conversation

Find out how the chemistry inside plants can lead to life-changing drugs and how a cannabis-derived drug is part of a new trial to help people with a type of aggressive brain cancer.

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Cannabis, cannabinoids and cancer – the evidence so far

Right now there isn’t enough reliable evidence to prove that any form of cannabis can effectively treat cancer in patients.

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News digest – ovarian cancer blood test, obesity in Scotland, cancer waiting times in Wales and statins

In the news this week: our scientists have developed an ovarian cancer blood test that maybe be able to detect cancer two years earlier than current methods.

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News digest – forceful cancer cells, cervical screening, medicinal cannabis and misleading mobile phone headlines

In the news this week: using Turing’s codebreaking to develop personalised cancer treatments and misleading headlines linking mobile phones to cancer.

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News digest – ‘No-deal’ Brexit predictions, nurse shortages and a ‘surprising’ DNA discovery

In the news this week: drug approvals could be delayed by a ‘no-deal’ Brexit and scientists investigating DNA faults have uncovered some surprising results.

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News digest – breast cancer treatment, potential vape tax, high-tech MRI and cannabis extract

Cannabis extract was in the news after a study found that combining it with chemo extended the lives of mice with pancreatic cancer.

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News digest – thousands miss out on cancer drugs, e-cigarettes, aspirin, magnetic immune cells and…cannabis?

Thousands of cancer patients missing out on targeted treatments, e-cigarettes hit the headlines and new research on magnets and cancer-killing viruses.

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News digest – breast cancer, tattoos, marijuana and… car crashes?

Our regular round-up of the week’s cancer news.

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News digest – New NICE guidelines, more simple blood tests, and chemical cocktails

This week NICE rolled out its new symptom-based guidelines for suspected cancers, aiming to cut delays between patients seeing their…

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Alternative therapies: what’s the harm?

We often see stories in the media about cancer patients who have chosen alternative treatments, either alongside or instead of…

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