Together we will beat cancer

Donate

COVID-19 vaccine and cancer – latest updates

Recently, news of a COVID-19 vaccine has dominated headlines. We’ve summarised all the information that is out there, with rolling updates, in our new vaccine blog post.

Read More

Cancer clinical trials – learning lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic

After a very difficult year for cancer clinical trials, we look to the future and ask what positive lessons can be learnt

Read More

Elections 2021: What the results mean for people with cancer

With all the votes counted, what do the 2021 elections in Scotland and Wales and the Metro Mayer elections mean for people with cancer?

Read More

Mitochondrial DNA in cancer: small genome, big impact

Payam Gammage believes understanding the mutations in mtDNA could reveal indicators of cancer prognosis and a new focus for therapeutics.

Read More

The art of practising sustainable science

Labs and research institutions are responsible for a huge amount of waste. We spoke to 3 researchers who are taking the problem into their own hands.

Read More

WHO’s plans to create a ‘cervical cancer-free future’

Last year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced their plans to create a global strategy to accelerate the elimination of cervical cancer as a public health problem.

Read More

An unexpected find: clues about the genetics of children’s cancer found in the placenta

Scientists at the Wellcome Sanger Institute have discovered that that genetic structure of the placenta contains many of the same genetic mutations found in children’s cancers.

Read More

Predicting future breast cancer with precision

This entry is part 26 of 26 in the series Cancer Grand Challenges

An international team of Cancer Grand Challenges scientists are conducting one biggest studies of its kind to try to predict who will develop invasive breast cancer.

Read More

Meet the teams tackling 5 challenges in children’s and young people’s cancers

Joining forces with Children with Cancer UK, we’re proud to be co-funding the Cancer Research UK–Children with Cancer UK Innovation Awards.

Read More

Cancer research in 2020: A spotlight on Manchester

2020 has certainly been tough, and no industry has been left untouched by the effects of the pandemic. And while the same undoubtedly goes for our work, we’ve once again been inspired by the resilience and determination of our researchers.

Read More