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Researchers have found a drug that targets the tumour microenvironment that could improve treatment for certain cancers. But it might not be the kind of drug you expect.  Researchers have found a drug that targets the tumour microenvironment that could improve treatment for certain cancers. But it might not be the kind of drug you expect. 

by Jacob Smith | Analysis | 21 June 2022

21 June 2022

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Cancer Research UK-funded scientists are using innovative techniques to understand how resistance to a targeted cancer drug is unfolding. Cancer Research UK-funded scientists are using innovative techniques to understand how resistance to a targeted cancer drug is unfolding.

by Lilly Matson | Analysis | 10 January 2022

10 January 2022

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New research shows a type of aggressive blood cancer could be made more sensitive to chemotherapy using an antibiotic currently available to treat diarrhoea. New research shows a type of aggressive blood cancer could be made more sensitive to chemotherapy using an antibiotic currently available to treat diarrhoea.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 24 February 2021

24 February 2021

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Blood test could predict best treatment for lung cancer

A blood test could predict how well small-cell lung cancer (SCLC) patients will respond to treatment, according to new research published in Nature Medicine. A blood test could predict how well small-cell lung cancer (SCLC) patients will respond to treatment, according to new research published in Nature Medicine.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 21 November 2016

21 November 2016

Cancer Research UK scientists have shown how the level of genetic chaos in tumours could help predict patients’ response to chemotherapy. Cancer Research UK scientists have shown how the level of genetic chaos in tumours could help predict patients’ response to chemotherapy.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 4 August 2015

4 August 2015

Immune cells may be responsible for drug resistance in melanoma patients, according to research published in Cancer Discovery. Immune cells may be responsible for drug resistance in melanoma patients, according to research published in Cancer Discovery.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 25 September 2014

25 September 2014

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Cancer Research UK scientists have discovered that the commonest type of ovarian cancer evolves at a startling rate, which may allow cancer cells to 'dodge' the current standard treatment, reveals research in The Journal of Pathology today. Cancer Research UK scientists have discovered that the commonest type of ovarian cancer evolves at a startling rate, which may allow cancer cells to 'dodge' the current standard treatment, reveals research in The Journal of Pathology today.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 19 December 2011

19 December 2011

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Cancer Research UK-funded scientists at The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) have revealed a technique to kill chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) cells that have stopped responding to a targeted drug, according to research published in Cancer Cell today. Cancer Research UK-funded scientists at The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) have revealed a technique to kill chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) cells that have stopped responding to a targeted drug, according to research published in Cancer Cell today.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 8 December 2011

8 December 2011