Together we will beat cancer

Donate

Combination immunotherapy for advanced bowel cancer approved for NHS in England

People who have previously been treated for a type of bowel cancer that has spread to other parts of their body will now have another treatment option in England.

Read More

Mutations in overlooked DNA could have profound impact on bowel cancer survival

DNA errors in the cell’s energy ‘factories’ increases the chances of survival for people with bowel cancer, according to a new study.

Read More

FIT sees pre-pandemic bowel screening uptake increase in Scotland

Temporary disruption to the screening programme over the last year must not become a permanent setback in efforts to save more lives from cancer.

Read More

New treatment could spare early-stage rectal cancer patients life-altering side effects

A new and less invasive treatment developed by Cancer Research UK researchers is safer than standard major surgery for early-stage rectal cancer.

Read More

First ‘targeted’ bowel cancer treatment combo approved for NHS use in England 

The first chemotherapy-free drug combination for people with a rare type of bowel cancer has been approved for NHS use in England.  

Read More

Rare bowel cancer treatment combo gets initial no for NHS use in England  

A drug combination for people with a rare type of bowel cancer has received an initial rejection from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.

Read More

Cancer Research UK and AstraZeneca’s new antibody maturation technique yields high-affinity Arginase 2 antibody

Researchers in Cambridge have pioneered the development of an innovative affinity maturation technique to generate high-affinity antibody against Arginase 2.

Read More

Genetic ‘fingerprints’ implicate gut bacterium in bowel cancer

Grand Challenge researchers have found that a common type of bacteria found in our guts could contribute to bowel cancer.

Read More

New technique allows scientists to ‘listen in’ on cancer cells

Scientists have a developed a new technique to decipher how millions of cells are communicating with each other in miniature tumours grown in the lab.

Read More

Scientists in Wales awarded £514k to develop new bowel cancer test

Scientists in Wales have received £514,000 from Cancer Research UK to develop a new test using Salmonella which aims to detect bowel cancer at an early stage.

Read More