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Angus and Victoria together in September 2022

Angus, who lost his wife Victoria when she was just 33, is asking people to help fulfil one of her dying wishes – and Stand Up to Cancer.  Angus, who lost his wife Victoria when she was just 33, is asking people to help fulfil one of her dying wishes – and Stand Up to Cancer. 

by Lynn Daly | Personal stories | 1 November 2023

1 November 2023

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

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

Mark Mondesir at his drum kit

In 2018, as he prepared for a once-in-a-lifetime gig playing for soul singer Jocelyn Brown, Mark received some news that changed his life. Now five years on from his diagnosis, Mark is Standing Up to Cancer. In 2018, as he prepared for a once-in-a-lifetime gig playing for soul singer Jocelyn Brown, Mark received some news that changed his life. Now five years on from his diagnosis, Mark is Standing Up to Cancer.

by Alison Birkett | Personal stories | 25 October 2023

25 October 2023

Cancer cells with extrachromosomal DNA (ecDNA)

Cancer Grand Challenges team eDyNAmiC has changed our understanding of how oesophageal cancer starts. In some cases, mutations scientists thought were a late effect of the disease could actually be driving it in the first place. The findings could give us a new way to intercept cancer before it becomes dangerous. Cancer Grand Challenges team eDyNAmiC has changed our understanding of how oesophageal cancer starts. In some cases, mutations scientists thought were a late effect of the disease could actually be driving it in the first place. The findings could give us a new way to intercept cancer before it becomes dangerous.

by Tim Gunn | In depth | 23 October 2023

23 October 2023

Cancer Research UK scientists working in a lab at the Francis Crick Institute

Janet Valentine, Executive Director of Innovation and Research Policy at the ABPI outlines four steps the Government need to take to ensure the best outcomes for UK cancer patients. Janet Valentine, Executive Director of Innovation and Research Policy at the ABPI outlines four steps the Government need to take to ensure the best outcomes for UK cancer patients.

by Janet Valentine | Opinion | 9 October 2023

9 October 2023

A female researcher in the lab smiling

Thanks to advances in cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment, more than one million deaths have been avoided in the UK since the mid-1980s. We’re celebrating just a few of our cancer research milestones over the past 40 years. And, to show just what they mean, we’re highlighting some of the special moments they’ve made possible.  Thanks to advances in cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment, more than one million deaths have been avoided in the UK since the mid-1980s. We’re celebrating just a few of our cancer research milestones over the past 40 years. And, to show just what they mean, we’re highlighting some of the special moments they’ve made possible. 

by Amy Warnock | In depth | 1 September 2023

1 September 2023

Doctor looking at a patients notes while the patient sits

You may have seen the headlines this week about changes to cancer waiting time targets in England. But what do these changes mean for people with cancer?   You may have seen the headlines this week about changes to cancer waiting time targets in England. But what do these changes mean for people with cancer?  

by Sophia Lowes | Analysis | 17 August 2023

17 August 2023

Aneurin Bevan, founder of the NHS, visits a patient on the service's first day.

To celebrate 75 years of the NHS, we’ve put together a timeline showing some of its biggest contributions to cancer care.   To celebrate 75 years of the NHS, we’ve put together a timeline showing some of its biggest contributions to cancer care.  

by Tim Gunn | In depth | 5 July 2023

5 July 2023

Therapeutic radiography is taking advantage of its position at the intersection of science and clinical delivery to deliver impactful research. Therapeutic radiography is taking advantage of its position at the intersection of science and clinical delivery to deliver impactful research.

by Cancer Research UK | In depth | 3 July 2023

3 July 2023

A transgender woman in a hospital gown speaking to her doctor, a transgender man, in an exam room.

Charities, research institutes and health providers across the UK are working to improve LGBTQIA+ cancer care. Here's how. Charities, research institutes and health providers across the UK are working to improve LGBTQIA+ cancer care. Here's how.

by Tim Gunn | Analysis | 23 June 2023

23 June 2023

Lung cancer cells seen through a microscope.
  • Science & Technology
  • Health & Medicine

ASCO 2023 roundup: Blood tests, drugs and exercise

ASCO’s annual meeting is the world’s biggest cancer conference. This year’s highlights included updates on cancer blood tests, AI tools for estimating cancer risk, better drugs for some lung and ovarian cancers, and interesting data on how yoga can help patients. ASCO’s annual meeting is the world’s biggest cancer conference. This year’s highlights included updates on cancer blood tests, AI tools for estimating cancer risk, better drugs for some lung and ovarian cancers, and interesting data on how yoga can help patients.

12 June 2023