Cancer rates in adults under 50 have been rising since the 1990s. Our researchers are leading the effort to turn the trend around.
Giving colon cancer patients chemotherapy before surgery cuts their risk of the disease coming back, according to a trial we funded.
Generations of scientists have dedicated their lives to understanding and treating cancer, often funded by us at Cancer Research UK, a charity that has spent more than a century driving progress for patients.
We chatted to three researchers working on TRACERx, Dr Emilia Lim, Dr William Hill and Emma Colliver about their work, what a day in their lives looks like, and how their paths have led to where they are today.
The same techniques that make video games so popular can help us treat cancer. Owen Harris, designer of a new VR tool for studying tumours, tells us how.
Up to 14% of people with lung cancer in the UK have never smoked. New research funded by us reveals why non-smokers face delays in getting diagnosed with lung cancer
When the economy faces a slump, investing in research becomes an urgent priority, writes Dr Ian Walker, our executive director of policy, information and communications.
Researchers in Southampton have found a way to improve the effectiveness of immunotherapy in cancers that are resistant by repurposing existing drugs
Today, we’ve announced TRACERx EVO, a new programme that builds on the discoveries made in the world’s largest long-term lung study, TRACERx.
Professor Carolyn Bertozzi won the 2022 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. She’s using all she’s learned to create better treatments for solid tumours in children.