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Cancer Research UK has joined forces with a coalition of the world’s most renowned voices in the research community to call on high-value donors and philanthropists to help tackle cancer. Cancer Research UK has joined forces with a coalition of the world’s most renowned voices in the research community to call on high-value donors and philanthropists to help tackle cancer.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 22 February 2024

22 February 2024

Non small cell lung cancer cells stained in pleural effusion sample.

Researchers based at the Francis Crick Institute have published new results from TRACERx, revealing the secrets of how lung cancer can evolve, spread and resist treatment. Researchers based at the Francis Crick Institute have published new results from TRACERx, revealing the secrets of how lung cancer can evolve, spread and resist treatment.

by Jacob Smith | Analysis | 12 April 2023

12 April 2023

Melanoma cells viewed under the microscope

New results from the Cancer Research UK-funded PEACE study have revealed how some skin cancers stop responding to treatment at the end of life. New results from the Cancer Research UK-funded PEACE study have revealed how some skin cancers stop responding to treatment at the end of life.

by Jacob Smith | News | 29 March 2023

29 March 2023

Left to right: Emma Colliver, Dr William Hill and Dr Emilia Lim

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.  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. 

by Jacob Smith | Interview | 13 December 2022

13 December 2022

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.  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. 

by Kathryn Thompson | News | 9 November 2022

9 November 2022

Vivian Li, group leader of the stem cell and cancer biology lab at the Francis Crick Institute

Disrupted cell signalling, hijacked stem cells and the power of 'mini-guts' – we hear from Dr Vivian Li on the challenges and opportunities of developing colorectal cancer treatments. Disrupted cell signalling, hijacked stem cells and the power of 'mini-guts' – we hear from Dr Vivian Li on the challenges and opportunities of developing colorectal cancer treatments.

by Phil Prime | In depth | 11 February 2022

11 February 2022

Charlie Swanton, our chief clinician, headed to the world’s most important climate change conference to talk about the links between pollution and lung cancer in never smokers... Charlie Swanton, our chief clinician, headed to the world’s most important climate change conference to talk about the links between pollution and lung cancer in never smokers...

by Phil Prime | In depth | 13 December 2021

13 December 2021

The role of the nervous system in cancer progression remains largely unexplored. Now, our researchers at the Francis Crick Institute and Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre are leaning into the unknown to find out how cancer uses nerve cells and networks to survive and grow. The role of the nervous system in cancer progression remains largely unexplored. Now, our researchers at the Francis Crick Institute and Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre are leaning into the unknown to find out how cancer uses nerve cells and networks to survive and grow.

by Joanna Lewin | In depth | 1 December 2021

1 December 2021

We speak with the industrialist, investor and Cancer Research UK supporter about his substantial donation to support our early career researchers… and why he changed his mind about cancer research. We speak with the industrialist, investor and Cancer Research UK supporter about his substantial donation to support our early career researchers… and why he changed his mind about cancer research.

by Joanna Lewin | Interview | 19 November 2021

19 November 2021