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Drop in premature cancer deaths in middle age

We all fear hearing the words: “You have cancer.” But today’s news that premature death rates from the disease in…

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NCRI Cancer Conference highlight: Is the future looking brighter for radiotherapy?

We’ve written before about 2011 being the Year of Radiotherapy and at the NCRI Cancer Conference earlier this month we…

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ASCO 2011 – conference highlights

Our senior science information manager Julie Sharp talks to Harpal Kumar, Cancer Research UK’s chief executive about the big stories.

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ASCO 2011 – A year of promise for treating melanoma

Two new drugs for melanoma were in the news earlier this week. These reports stemmed from research published at the…

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ASCO 2011 – the challenge and promise of the genomic era

Cancer Research UK’s Senior Science Information Manager, Dr Julie Sharp, reports from this year’s US cancer conference Around 30,000 cancer…

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Research challenges for rare cancers

People who don’t have one of the “big four” most common cancers – breast, bowel, lung or prostate – may…

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