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Cells with nuclei in blue and mitochondria (energy factories) in green.

Our researchers have found mutations that make cancers much more likely to respond to immunotherapy. It's a chance to make breakthrough treatments work for many more people. Our researchers have found mutations that make cancers much more likely to respond to immunotherapy. It's a chance to make breakthrough treatments work for many more people.

by Tim Gunn | Analysis | 31 January 2024

31 January 2024

A researcher looking at slides under a microscope

Michelle Mitchell, our chief executive, talks about why the charity's recent investment into research in Scotland is so important Michelle Mitchell, our chief executive, talks about why the charity's recent investment into research in Scotland is so important

by Michelle Mitchell | Opinion | 21 September 2023

21 September 2023

CRUK Scotland Institute

Today we announced our largest ever investment in Scotland of up to £123m as part of a seven-year commitment to the Cancer Research UK Scotland Institute Today we announced our largest ever investment in Scotland of up to £123m as part of a seven-year commitment to the Cancer Research UK Scotland Institute

by Amy Warnock | News | 20 September 2023

20 September 2023

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For drug discovery scientist Sebastian Greenhough, a late diagnosis of autism made sense of several things – but something it certainly didn’t do was stand in the way of his research For drug discovery scientist Sebastian Greenhough, a late diagnosis of autism made sense of several things – but something it certainly didn’t do was stand in the way of his research

by Cancer Research UK | Analysis | 24 February 2022

24 February 2022

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series Diversity in research
A snapshot of a single mouse skin cancer cell as it slides along a petri dish.

Our scientists at the Beatson Institute are using powerful microscopes to zoom in on how cancer cells move. Our scientists at the Beatson Institute are using powerful microscopes to zoom in on how cancer cells move.

by Rupal Mistry | Analysis | 16 March 2020

16 March 2020

This entry is part 29 of 30 in the series Science Snaps
Cancer-associated fibroblasts stained to reveal their DNA (blue) and structural proteins (red).

Scientists are intercepting conversations between supporting cells and blood vessels that could help cancer spread. Scientists are intercepting conversations between supporting cells and blood vessels that could help cancer spread.

by Harry Jenkins | Analysis | 24 January 2020

24 January 2020

This entry is part 28 of 30 in the series Science Snaps
Lung cancer cells

There are many unanswered questions about how and why cancer spreads around the body. But one thing we do know is that only some cancers metastasise. There are many unanswered questions about how and why cancer spreads around the body. But one thing we do know is that only some cancers metastasise.

by Kerry Noble | Analysis | 26 November 2019

26 November 2019

This entry is part 20 of 23 in the series Science Surgery