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New research suggests the genetic and molecular make-up of individual breast tumours holds clues to how a woman’s disease could progress. New research suggests the genetic and molecular make-up of individual breast tumours holds clues to how a woman’s disease could progress.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 13 March 2019

13 March 2019

Cancer patient chemotherapy

With two complex CAR T immunotherapies now approved on the NHS in England, we look at how the health service has had to react to these exciting new treatments. With two complex CAR T immunotherapies now approved on the NHS in England, we look at how the health service has had to react to these exciting new treatments.

by Duncan Sim | Analysis | 5 October 2018

5 October 2018

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Guest author, Dr Rosanna Jackson, outlines what scientists are doing to make treatment for one type of childhood leukaemia kinder. Guest author, Dr Rosanna Jackson, outlines what scientists are doing to make treatment for one type of childhood leukaemia kinder.

by Cancer Research UK | Analysis | 14 September 2018

14 September 2018

An illustration of phone software to match brain tumours to treatments
  • Health & Medicine
  • Science & Technology

Improving brain tumour diagnosis to make treatment personal

Our scientists are working to improve brain tumour diagnosis. Find out how this could make treatment more personal, and guide people onto clinical trials. Our scientists are working to improve brain tumour diagnosis. Find out how this could make treatment more personal, and guide people onto clinical trials.

by Justine Alford | Analysis | 24 August 2018

24 August 2018

Testing cancer drugs on miniature replicas of a patient’s tumour could help doctors tailor treatment, according to new research. Testing cancer drugs on miniature replicas of a patient’s tumour could help doctors tailor treatment, according to new research.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 22 February 2018

22 February 2018

Will personalised medicine become the norm of cancer treatment? In this Science Surgery instalment, we asked experts for their thoughts on this question. Will personalised medicine become the norm of cancer treatment? In this Science Surgery instalment, we asked experts for their thoughts on this question.

by Justine Alford | Analysis | 14 November 2017

14 November 2017

This entry is part 5 of 23 in the series Science Surgery

Physicists in Cambridge are using light and sound to gather information on prostate cancer in mice. This could show doctors how aggressive a tumour is. Physicists in Cambridge are using light and sound to gather information on prostate cancer in mice. This could show doctors how aggressive a tumour is.

by Gabriella Beer | Analysis | 24 August 2017

24 August 2017

New research by our scientists may have identified a new way to predict which patients might benefit from certain immunotherapies, and those who likely won’t. New research by our scientists may have identified a new way to predict which patients might benefit from certain immunotherapies, and those who likely won’t.

by Justine Alford | Analysis | 27 June 2017

27 June 2017