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Cancer patient-derived organoids from Japan’s Fukushima Medical University have become the latest technology to be made available via CancerTools.org Cancer patient-derived organoids from Japan’s Fukushima Medical University have become the latest technology to be made available via CancerTools.org

by Cancer Research UK | In depth | 19 June 2023

19 June 2023

We spoke to Mariam Jamal-Hanjani and asked her to reflect on a career embedded in large-scale, collaborative and ambitious projects…    We spoke to Mariam Jamal-Hanjani and asked her to reflect on a career embedded in large-scale, collaborative and ambitious projects…   

by Phil Prime | In depth | 10 March 2023

10 March 2023

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
Scientist selecting cell culture media

Lab-grown cells live on liquid food called cell culture media. But off-the-shelf recipes could be skewing experiments, posing a challenge for cancer research. Lab-grown cells live on liquid food called cell culture media. But off-the-shelf recipes could be skewing experiments, posing a challenge for cancer research.

by Ethan Meyers | Analysis | 18 March 2019

18 March 2019

Immune cells

In this Science Surgery post Millie asks: ‘Why doesn’t the immune system attack cancer cells?’ The short answer is it does! But sometimes it needs a helping hand from exciting new treatments. In this Science Surgery post Millie asks: ‘Why doesn’t the immune system attack cancer cells?’ The short answer is it does! But sometimes it needs a helping hand from exciting new treatments.

by Gabriella Beer | Analysis | 28 February 2019

28 February 2019

This entry is part 13 of 23 in the series Science Surgery
Illustration of a person looking at the brain tumour microenvironment

Brain tumours are heavily influenced by their surroundings so understanding the environment they’re in could reveal ways to destroy them. Brain tumours are heavily influenced by their surroundings so understanding the environment they’re in could reveal ways to destroy them.

by Gabriella Beer | Analysis | 12 July 2018

12 July 2018

Virtual reality

Step inside a virtual world where our Grand Challenge scientists are hoping to redefine the way we look at cancer. Step inside a virtual world where our Grand Challenge scientists are hoping to redefine the way we look at cancer.

by Nick Peel | Analysis | 2 May 2017

2 May 2017

New research by our scientists may have found a way to target a faulty cell suicide pathway in cancer. New research by our scientists may have found a way to target a faulty cell suicide pathway in cancer.

by Justine Alford | Analysis | 9 March 2017

9 March 2017

Why is the shape of a cancer cell so important for predicting how the disease will behave? Our scientists may have an answer. Why is the shape of a cancer cell so important for predicting how the disease will behave? Our scientists may have an answer.

by Emma Smith | Analysis | 1 February 2017

1 February 2017