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Visitors at the National Biomarker Centre

Today marks the opening of the Cancer Research UK National Biomarker Centre, a new state-of-the-art facility in Manchester which will help experts detect cancer at an earlier stage – when there are usually more treatment options available. Today marks the opening of the Cancer Research UK National Biomarker Centre, a new state-of-the-art facility in Manchester which will help experts detect cancer at an earlier stage – when there are usually more treatment options available.

by Amy Warnock | News | 14 June 2024

14 June 2024

Cancer Research UK scientists in the lab

NHS England will offer the newly-approved dabrafenib plus trametinib combination to children and young people whose gliomas are being driven by a specific genetic mutation. NHS England will offer the newly-approved dabrafenib plus trametinib combination to children and young people whose gliomas are being driven by a specific genetic mutation.

by Tim Gunn | News | 13 June 2024

13 June 2024

A scientist carrying out clinical research in the lab.

Early-onset cancer is a growing problem. Cancer rates in 25 to 49-year-olds increased by 24% from 1995 to 2019, according to our latest data. Early-onset cancer is a growing problem. Cancer rates in 25 to 49-year-olds increased by 24% from 1995 to 2019, according to our latest data.

by Tim Gunn | News | 3 June 2024

3 June 2024

Sample bottles in a lab

A spit test that predicts people's genetic risk of prostate cancer could help find more cases earlier, according to the BARCODE 1 trial. A spit test that predicts people's genetic risk of prostate cancer could help find more cases earlier, according to the BARCODE 1 trial.

by Tim Gunn | News | 1 June 2024

1 June 2024

A medical professional drawing a dose of a vaccine from a vial with a syringe

Thousands of cancer patients in England are set to gain fast-tracked access to trials of personalised cancer vaccines following the launch of a world-leading NHS trial ‘matchmaking' service Thousands of cancer patients in England are set to gain fast-tracked access to trials of personalised cancer vaccines following the launch of a world-leading NHS trial ‘matchmaking' service

by Jacob Smith | News | 31 May 2024

31 May 2024

Anna Housley and her husband Tom. The BCAN-RAY project found that Anna has an increased risk of developing breast cancer. She now gets yearly mammograms.

One year in, the research project launched in memory of Sarah Harding is identifying younger women who may have a higher breast cancer risk. One year in, the research project launched in memory of Sarah Harding is identifying younger women who may have a higher breast cancer risk.

by Tim Gunn | News | 30 May 2024

30 May 2024

The sun shining in a blue sky

New analysis shows that melanoma skin cancer rates in the UK have increased by almost a third over the past decade New analysis shows that melanoma skin cancer rates in the UK have increased by almost a third over the past decade

by Amy Warnock | News | 27 May 2024

27 May 2024

An unrecognisable young girl receiving a vaccination.

The HPV vaccine is preventing the highest number of cervical cancer cases in the most deprived groups in England. The HPV vaccine is preventing the highest number of cervical cancer cases in the most deprived groups in England.

by Tim Gunn | News | 16 May 2024

16 May 2024

Sample bottles in a lab

Proteins in people's blood could be used to find and even one day prevent cancers, according to the team behind two of our latest studies. Proteins in people's blood could be used to find and even one day prevent cancers, according to the team behind two of our latest studies.

by Tim Gunn | News | 15 May 2024

15 May 2024