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GPs say elderly are not seeking help for potential cancer symptoms

53% of GPs say they are concerned that fewer older adults are contacting them with symptoms compared to before the pandemic, according to new findings

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Vital rethinking in cancer early detection needed to save lives

The Cancer Research UK Roadmap sets out a plan to overcome the challenges hampering early detection of cancer.

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New drug targeting high-risk children’s cancer is ready for trials

A new drug that has passed safety tests in adults is likely to be effective against the aggressive childhood cancer neuroblastoma.

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Children and young people with cancer who have relapsed can get rapid access to new treatments, thanks to new Cancer Research UK trial

Children and young people in the UK with cancers that have come back can now access new personalised treatments quicker than ever before.

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Cancer Research UK and AstraZeneca’s new antibody maturation technique yields high-affinity Arginase 2 antibody

Researchers in Cambridge have pioneered the development of an innovative affinity maturation technique to generate high-affinity antibody against Arginase 2.

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Teaching evolutionary theory to artificial intelligence reveals cancer’s life history

Scientists have developed the most accurate computing method to date to reconstruct the patchwork of genetic faults within tumours and their history.

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Transatlantic scientific partnership to connect world researchers in quest to solve cancer’s toughest problems

Cancer Research UK and the US National Cancer Institute, are uniting to define a new era in cancer research and discovery.

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150% surge in skin cancer deaths since 70s

According to figures, melanoma skin cancer deaths have been increasing dramatically in the UK, with the rate rising two and halftimes since the 1970s.

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Join Cancer Research UK for A Very 2020 Race for Life 5k event

Cancer Research UK is encouraging people to sign up to a 5k event on 26 September, called ‘A Very 2020 Race for Life’, and raise money for life-saving research.

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Sponge on a string test to transform oesophageal cancer diagnosis

A ‘sponge on a string’ pill test can identify ten times more people with Barrett’s oesophagus than the usual GP route

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