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Two multidisciplinary teams are investigating the potential of infrared technologies in cancer detection. We find out how they are applying lessons from diverse fields to detect cancer earlier.   Two multidisciplinary teams are investigating the potential of infrared technologies in cancer detection. We find out how they are applying lessons from diverse fields to detect cancer earlier.  

by Cancer Research UK | In depth | 25 October 2023

25 October 2023

A patient receiving chemotherapy

A new study has found that the level of a person's immune cells may provide an indication of whether they would benefit from chemotherapy in oropharyngeal cancer. A new study has found that the level of a person's immune cells may provide an indication of whether they would benefit from chemotherapy in oropharyngeal cancer.

by Jacob Smith | News | 2 May 2022

2 May 2022

An illustration of T cells (white) attacking a tumour (purple)

Some people with head and neck cancer will now have access to the immunotherapy drug pembrolizumab (Keytruda) on the NHS in England.    Some people with head and neck cancer will now have access to the immunotherapy drug pembrolizumab (Keytruda) on the NHS in England.   

by Cancer Research UK | News | 26 October 2020

26 October 2020

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Men are more than twice as likely as women to develop oral cancer, according to new figures released by Cancer Research UK today (Wednesday). Men are more than twice as likely as women to develop oral cancer, according to new figures released by Cancer Research UK today (Wednesday).

by Cancer Research UK | News | 29 November 2017

29 November 2017

Chocolate

There's more to stopping cancer from spreading than simply cutting out chocolate, despite what the headlines say. There's more to stopping cancer from spreading than simply cutting out chocolate, despite what the headlines say.

by Emma Smith | Analysis | 8 December 2016

8 December 2016

We spoke to Charlie, a mouth cancer survivor, about the importance of spotting the disease early. We spoke to Charlie, a mouth cancer survivor, about the importance of spotting the disease early.

by Aine McCarthy | Analysis | 25 November 2016

25 November 2016

A new Cancer Research UK analysis reveals that rates of mouth (oral) cancer have jumped by 68 per cent in the UK over the last 20 years. A new Cancer Research UK analysis reveals that rates of mouth (oral) cancer have jumped by 68 per cent in the UK over the last 20 years.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 25 November 2016

25 November 2016

Oral cancer is now the tenth most common cancer in men according to new figures released by Cancer Research UK today. Oral cancer is now the tenth most common cancer in men according to new figures released by Cancer Research UK today.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 10 November 2015

10 November 2015

Maggie is one of our research nurses and an oesophageal cancer survivor - read her story about the importance of spotting symptoms early. Maggie is one of our research nurses and an oesophageal cancer survivor - read her story about the importance of spotting symptoms early.

by Nick Peel | Analysis | 12 February 2014

12 February 2014