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Scientists find cells in centre of tumours are most likely to spread

The new findings shed light on how cancer cells found in different parts of a tumour behave differently.

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‘Never done before’ AI study could improve early detection of pancreatic cancer

Around 8 in 10 pancreatic cancer cases are currently diagnosed late in England and Wales.

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New method analyses DNA changes with ‘unprecedented accuracy’

Using the technology, scientists have revealed that cell division isn’t necessarily the main cause of genetic changes in human tissue DNA.

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Scientists developing new class of drug for leukaemia

Scientists are developing a new drug for treating acute myeloid leukaemia (AML), a type of blood cancer that affects around 3,100 people in the UK each year. 

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Cancer Research UK superstore opens in Bristol 

The superstore will help the charity continue to fund life-saving cancer research.

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GPs report ‘perfect storm’ of problems leading to 20,000 drop in urgent referrals for lung cancer

Reluctance to attend hospital tests and come forward about symptoms could be contributing to delays in lung cancer diagnosis.

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Almost half of people with possible cancer symptoms didn’t see GP in first wave of pandemic

Nearly half of people who had potential cancer symptoms in the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic did not contact their GP.

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‘Thousands’ of lung cancer cases going undiagnosed in England

Health officials are urging people to get symptoms checked, after figures suggest that thousands of people in England could have undiagnosed lung cancer.

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Genetic changes in tumours may predict who will respond to immunotherapy

Genetic changes in tumours could be used to predict who will benefit from immunotherapy, and who should receive other treatments. 

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NHS patients among first to access new CAR T cell therapy for lymphoma

Lymphoma patients in England are among the first in the world to be offered new CAR T cell therapy.

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