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Follow Sophia Karagiannis and James Spicer on an immunological adventure as they develop a ground-breaking new class of drug... Follow Sophia Karagiannis and James Spicer on an immunological adventure as they develop a ground-breaking new class of drug...

by Cancer Research UK | In depth | 12 December 2023

12 December 2023

A mouse-eared bat flying out of a cave

Bats rarely get cancer. They also resist viruses that kill humans, and some don't even seem to age. Scientists think that it might have something to do with their ability to fly – and that we can copy some of their tricks. Bats rarely get cancer. They also resist viruses that kill humans, and some don't even seem to age. Scientists think that it might have something to do with their ability to fly – and that we can copy some of their tricks.

by Tim Gunn | Analysis | 31 October 2023

31 October 2023

A team of Cancer Research UK-funded scientists have been investigating the role of exercise in reducing the risk of liver cancer in mice A team of Cancer Research UK-funded scientists have been investigating the role of exercise in reducing the risk of liver cancer in mice

by Alex Lathbridge | Analysis | 15 February 2021

15 February 2021

Barrett's oesophagus tissue sample

Inflammation can prevent infections and helps repair injuries. But for people with long-term inflammatory conditions, it can sometimes lead to cancer. Inflammation can prevent infections and helps repair injuries. But for people with long-term inflammatory conditions, it can sometimes lead to cancer.

by Carl Alexander | Analysis | 28 March 2019

28 March 2019

An image of the lining of our gut, which is home to a variety of species of bacteria.
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Could the bacteria in our gut help treat cancer?

Gut bacteria may help some bowel cancers grow. Our Grand Challenge scientists want to see if tinkering with these tiny communities could be a new way to treat cancer. Gut bacteria may help some bowel cancers grow. Our Grand Challenge scientists want to see if tinkering with these tiny communities could be a new way to treat cancer.

by Gabriella Beer | Analysis | 21 March 2019

21 March 2019

Photo of a scientist working in a lab

Three new teams funded through our Grand Challenge are about to embark on research projects focusing on the microbiome, faulty genes and chronic inflammation. Three new teams funded through our Grand Challenge are about to embark on research projects focusing on the microbiome, faulty genes and chronic inflammation.

by Katie Roberts | Analysis | 23 January 2019

23 January 2019

Our new research partnership is exploring common ground between arthritis and cancer, which could bring benefits to patients on both sides. Our new research partnership is exploring common ground between arthritis and cancer, which could bring benefits to patients on both sides.

by Justine Alford | Analysis | 4 March 2018

4 March 2018

Map data visualisation

We home in on the fifth of our Grand Challenges, and ask the experts about what it will take to build a 'Google Street View' for cancer. We home in on the fifth of our Grand Challenges, and ask the experts about what it will take to build a 'Google Street View' for cancer.

by Nick Peel | Analysis | 20 January 2016

20 January 2016