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New hormone treatment for advanced prostate cancer made available in England

Hormone treatment enzalutamide will now be offered as an alternative combined treatment option for some adults with prostate cancer on the NHS in England.

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Common anti-inflammatory drug could boost cancer immunotherapy

Widely-used anti-inflammatory drugs make tumours in mice more responsive to treatments that harness the power of the body’s own immune system to tackle cancer, according to research funded by Cancer Research UK and published in the journal Cancer Discovery.

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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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Cancer Research UK spin-out goes public, ready to invest more in precision T cell therapies

Cancer Research UK’s spinout, Achilles Therapeutics plc (‘Achilles’), has raised $175.5 million through the closing of its initial public offering (IPO).

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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 appoints Bayo Adelaja as new Trustee 

Responsible for setting the Charity’s strategic direction, Cancer Research UK’s Council of Trustees plays a vital role in setting the organisation’s agenda.

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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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Cytosponge-AI combo could help doctors diagnose Barrett’s oesophagus

Cancer Research UK-funded researchers have developed a tool to help experts diagnose a condition that can increase the risk of developing oesophageal cancer.

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