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Cancer cells with extrachromosomal DNA (ecDNA)

Cancer Grand Challenges team eDyNAmiC has changed our understanding of how oesophageal cancer starts. In some cases, mutations scientists thought were a late effect of the disease could actually be driving it in the first place. The findings could give us a new way to intercept cancer before it becomes dangerous. Cancer Grand Challenges team eDyNAmiC has changed our understanding of how oesophageal cancer starts. In some cases, mutations scientists thought were a late effect of the disease could actually be driving it in the first place. The findings could give us a new way to intercept cancer before it becomes dangerous.

by Tim Gunn | In depth | 23 October 2023

23 October 2023

An array of normal and cancerous human tissue samples.

Research suggests that artificial intelligence could be used alongside doctors to diagnose cancers faster, easing pressure on the cancer workforce. First, though, the NHS needs to get ready. Research suggests that artificial intelligence could be used alongside doctors to diagnose cancers faster, easing pressure on the cancer workforce. First, though, the NHS needs to get ready.

by Tom Hildebrand | In depth | 19 October 2023

19 October 2023

The flags of the UK and France flying side by side

Cancer Research UK and France’s Institut National Du Cancer (INCa) have announced a new scientific partnership to help fund world-class researchers to take on cancer’s toughest challenges Cancer Research UK and France’s Institut National Du Cancer (INCa) have announced a new scientific partnership to help fund world-class researchers to take on cancer’s toughest challenges

by Jacob Smith | News | 27 September 2023

27 September 2023

This entry is part 11 of 19 in the series That Cancer Conversation
A researcher looking at slides under a microscope

Michelle Mitchell, our chief executive, talks about why the charity's recent investment into research in Scotland is so important Michelle Mitchell, our chief executive, talks about why the charity's recent investment into research in Scotland is so important

by Michelle Mitchell | Opinion | 21 September 2023

21 September 2023

Two cancer researchers looking at a cell image on screen

The UK is rejoining Horizon Europe, the EU’s £81bn flagship funding scheme for scientific research. The agreement will bring more funding for cancer researchers in the UK, as well as more opportunities for collaboration across Europe. The UK is rejoining Horizon Europe, the EU’s £81bn flagship funding scheme for scientific research. The agreement will bring more funding for cancer researchers in the UK, as well as more opportunities for collaboration across Europe.

by Tim Gunn | News | 7 September 2023

7 September 2023

Graphic announcing the Cancer Grand Challenges shortlist

The Cancer Grand Challenges shortlist includes 12 teams with the potential to make the progress against cancer that we urgently need. The Cancer Grand Challenges shortlist includes 12 teams with the potential to make the progress against cancer that we urgently need.

by Tim Gunn | News | 5 September 2023

5 September 2023

Cancer Grand Challenges Scientific Committee member Professor Karen Vousden presenting at the Cancer Grand Challenges summit in London, March 2023

We're nearly 10 years into the Cancer Grand Challenges story. Dr Iain Foulkes, our executive director of Research & Innovation, gives an inside view on it. We're nearly 10 years into the Cancer Grand Challenges story. Dr Iain Foulkes, our executive director of Research & Innovation, gives an inside view on it.

by Iain Foulkes | Opinion | 4 September 2023

4 September 2023

That Cancer Conversation in a white speech bubble with a dark blue background

In our new podcast series, That Cancer Conversation: One to One, we’re talking to Dr Laura Danielson, our research lead for children’s and young people’s cancer. In our new podcast series, That Cancer Conversation: One to One, we’re talking to Dr Laura Danielson, our research lead for children’s and young people’s cancer.

by Cancer Research UK | Podcast | 1 September 2023

1 September 2023

This entry is part 10 of 19 in the series That Cancer Conversation
A female researcher in the lab smiling

Thanks to advances in cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment, more than one million deaths have been avoided in the UK since the mid-1980s. We’re celebrating just a few of our cancer research milestones over the past 40 years. And, to show just what they mean, we’re highlighting some of the special moments they’ve made possible.  Thanks to advances in cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment, more than one million deaths have been avoided in the UK since the mid-1980s. We’re celebrating just a few of our cancer research milestones over the past 40 years. And, to show just what they mean, we’re highlighting some of the special moments they’ve made possible. 

by Amy Warnock | In depth | 1 September 2023

1 September 2023

An illustration of Europe seen from space, with blue beams representing communication between countries

Cancer Research UK is calling on the UK and EU to close the deal on association to Horizon Europe, saying that it is in the best interests of cancer researchers and people affected by cancer.  Cancer Research UK is calling on the UK and EU to close the deal on association to Horizon Europe, saying that it is in the best interests of cancer researchers and people affected by cancer. 

by Jacob Smith | News | 25 August 2023

25 August 2023