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Targeted drug recommended to treat some advanced lung cancer patients

Selpercatinib will expand treatment options available for people with RET fusion positive non small cell lung cancer on the NHS in England.

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Charity promotes eco-fashion with collection at Love Not Landfill pop-up

Cancer Research UK presents charity collection in collaboration with influencer Shannon Alexandra at the Love Not Landfill fashion pop-up in London.

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First targeted treatment approved for advanced prostate cancer on NHS in Scotland

The targeted drug olaparib has been approved for some people with a type of advanced prostate cancer on the NHS in Scotland.

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Precision drug slows progression of advanced breast cancer

Patients taking the drug trastuzumab deruxecan were 72% less likely to see their cancer grow significantly or to die than those on an existing breast cancer treatment.

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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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