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Multi-cancer tests have the potential to detect multiple cancer types from a single sample. There's a lot to learn before we can use them. Multi-cancer tests have the potential to detect multiple cancer types from a single sample. There's a lot to learn before we can use them.

by Jessica Lloyd, Alice Brookes | In depth | 12 June 2024

12 June 2024

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Multi-cancer tests
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There are many challenges we must address to get better at meeting the needs of children and young people with cancer, and advances in how we utilise data could really accelerate this... There are many challenges we must address to get better at meeting the needs of children and young people with cancer, and advances in how we utilise data could really accelerate this...

by Cancer Research UK | In depth | 29 May 2024

29 May 2024

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Researchers from the Cancer Grand Challenges Mutographs team have identified a previously unknown mutational signature in the DNA of kidney cancer across 11 countries Researchers from the Cancer Grand Challenges Mutographs team have identified a previously unknown mutational signature in the DNA of kidney cancer across 11 countries

by Jacob Smith | In depth | 1 May 2024

1 May 2024

Cancer Cells

Help us celebrate the beauty of your science in our Research is Beautiful image campaign – send your images now! Help us celebrate the beauty of your science in our Research is Beautiful image campaign – send your images now!

by Cancer Research UK | In depth | 29 April 2024

29 April 2024

A medical professional holding a tube containing a blood sample

Researchers in Manchester have developed CUPiD, a blood test that could transform the diagnostic journey of someone with cancer of unknown primary. Researchers in Manchester have developed CUPiD, a blood test that could transform the diagnostic journey of someone with cancer of unknown primary.

by Jacob Smith | In depth | 23 April 2024

23 April 2024

Woman holding a basket in front of cheese aisle

The term ‘ultra-processed foods’ has been hard to avoid in recent years. But what are they? And do they really impact our health? The term ‘ultra-processed foods’ has been hard to avoid in recent years. But what are they? And do they really impact our health?

by Sophie Wedekind | In depth | 18 April 2024

18 April 2024

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Cancer screening saves thousands of lives each year. Here are our top tips for making the screening process just a little bit easier. Cancer screening saves thousands of lives each year. Here are our top tips for making the screening process just a little bit easier.

by Sophie Brooks | In depth | 9 April 2024

9 April 2024

Cancer immunity

Can we leverage the exquisitely sensitive immune system for the early detection of cancer? Evie Fitzsimons is working on just that... Can we leverage the exquisitely sensitive immune system for the early detection of cancer? Evie Fitzsimons is working on just that...

by Cancer Research UK | In depth | 15 March 2024

15 March 2024