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Multiple myeloma is an incurable malignancy of immunoglobulin-secreting plasma cells

Lessons must be learnt from the personalised medicine revolution in solid cancers if we are to push treatment of multiple myeloma forward Lessons must be learnt from the personalised medicine revolution in solid cancers if we are to push treatment of multiple myeloma forward

by Cancer Research UK | In depth | 8 January 2024

8 January 2024

Smokefree UK Supporters gathered on College Green before the petition hand-in
  • Health & Medicine
  • Charity News

7 videos that defined cancer policy in 2023

It’s been another exciting year for policy at Cancer Research UK. So, to celebrate the end of the year, we’ve put together 7 videos that illustrate some of the fantastic progress we’ve made in 2023. It’s been another exciting year for policy at Cancer Research UK. So, to celebrate the end of the year, we’ve put together 7 videos that illustrate some of the fantastic progress we’ve made in 2023.

by Amelia Bruce | In depth | 27 December 2023

27 December 2023

Two researchers smiling as they work together in a lab

2023 has been a big year for Cancer Research UK, and there's been a lot to celebrate. So, to end the year, we want to highlight just a few of our most exciting research stories of 2023. 2023 has been a big year for Cancer Research UK, and there's been a lot to celebrate. So, to end the year, we want to highlight just a few of our most exciting research stories of 2023.

by Jacob Smith | In depth | 18 December 2023

18 December 2023

Antibody

Follow Sophia Karagiannis and James Spicer on an immunological adventure as they develop a ground-breaking new class of drug... Follow Sophia Karagiannis and James Spicer on an immunological adventure as they develop a ground-breaking new class of drug...

by Cancer Research UK | In depth | 12 December 2023

12 December 2023

After a peer-review suggested the generation of more data, Dr Philip Dunne’s project on colorectal phenotypes faced calamity. Here's how FAIR data saved the day... After a peer-review suggested the generation of more data, Dr Philip Dunne’s project on colorectal phenotypes faced calamity. Here's how FAIR data saved the day...

by Cancer Research UK | In depth | 27 November 2023

27 November 2023

A GP examining a patient.

Why do some cancers, and some groups of people, tend to be diagnosed later? Here's our investigation into inequalities in early diagnosis. Why do some cancers, and some groups of people, tend to be diagnosed later? Here's our investigation into inequalities in early diagnosis.

by Hope Walters | In depth | 23 November 2023

23 November 2023

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Health inequalities
Two cancer researchers looking at a cell image on screen

Each cancer is as unique as the person it affects. By studying patient data, we can target our treatments to people's specific needs. Each cancer is as unique as the person it affects. By studying patient data, we can target our treatments to people's specific needs.

by Cancer Research UK | In depth | 21 November 2023

21 November 2023

Microscopic images of pleural fluid cytology of a small cell oat cell carcinoma
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  • Science & Technology

10 ways we’ve influenced progress in lung cancer

From uncovering some of the causes of lung cancer, through to contributing to drugs used to treat it, here are 10 ways we have worked towards progress in lung cancer. From uncovering some of the causes of lung cancer, through to contributing to drugs used to treat it, here are 10 ways we have worked towards progress in lung cancer.

by Amy Warnock | In depth | 1 November 2023

1 November 2023

Our first two Biology-Prevention awardees take us through their exciting work, and tell us why they think a biological approach to cancer prevention is so important… Our first two Biology-Prevention awardees take us through their exciting work, and tell us why they think a biological approach to cancer prevention is so important…

by Cancer Research UK | In depth | 30 October 2023

30 October 2023

Two multidisciplinary teams are investigating the potential of infrared technologies in cancer detection. We find out how they are applying lessons from diverse fields to detect cancer earlier.   Two multidisciplinary teams are investigating the potential of infrared technologies in cancer detection. We find out how they are applying lessons from diverse fields to detect cancer earlier.  

by Cancer Research UK | In depth | 25 October 2023

25 October 2023