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The rise of the ‘long-waiter’ – why cancer waiting times are showing the pressure more than ever before

We’ve all seen the headlines. Whether it’s ‘Waiting lists for cancer treatment soar’ in the Express, the Mail talking about…

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A tribute to Dame Valerie Beral

Cancer Research UK would like to pay tribute to Dame Valerie Beral, whose research has contributed enormously to the field…

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Cancer Research UK honours Her Majesty The Queen, the charity’s Patron

The Queen has been the charity’s Patron since its formation in 2002. Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Chair of Cancer Research…

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Pharmacy services are an untapped resource in tackling nation’s major health conditions, new survey reveals

A new YouGov survey has revealed that just 1 in 10 people have turned to their local pharmacy for advice…

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News digest – CAR T cells, nanomachines, vaping in teens and… selfies diagnosing cancer?

This week the US approves CAR T cell therapy, scientists make nanomachines to drill cancer cells in a lab and developers claim an app spots pancreatic cancer.

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News digest – dogs that can sniff out cancer, leukaemia in bats, more treatment options for women with breast cancer, an ‘unacceptable’ NICE plan and… eggs?

Dogs that can sniff out cancer, leukaemia in bats, more treatment options for women with breast cancer, an ‘unacceptable’ NICE plan and… eggs?

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