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A new approach to cancer immunotherapy

Forty years ago, hints of a new component of the immune system caused a stir. Here, we chart the story of gamma delta T cells from discovery to clinical trials…

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Diving into our role in 50 top cancer drugs

To mark 20 years since the merger of the Cancer Research Campaign and the Imperial Cancer Research Fund, we’ve delved into the research of the charities’ that led to many of the drugs in use today.

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Making the most of your ‘eureka’ moment: getting from the science to the clinic

How can we make the vital journey from research to clinical impact more efficient? It all comes down to empowering researchers to develop an entrepreneurial mindset

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Professor Ian Tomlinson: “Philanthropy is priceless to science”

The director of our Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre walks us through some of his proudest research achievements and how supporters have made them possible.

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Cancer Research UK and Hummingbird Bioscience join forces to advance novel antibody drug into clinical trials

Cancer Research UK and Hummingbird Bioscience announce a partnership to develop anti-HER3 antibody drug for the treatment of people with HER3 driven cancer

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European cancer research gets £30 million vote of confidence

Cancer Research UK is partnering with two of Europe’s leading cancer research charities to fund six international projects worth a total of around £30 million.

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Zika virus shrinks brain tumours in lab tests

The Zika virus can target and kill a particular type of brain tumour cell in the lab.

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ASCO 2017: 4 ways treatment could change following world’s largest cancer conference

Targeted treatment up front improves survival for advanced prostate cancer, and we predict a change in thinking for precision cancer medicine.

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Combining MRI scans could help spot where tumours are short of oxygen, helping to personalise treatment

Advances in MRI technology could help scientists and doctors tailor cancer treatment by measuring the oxygen levels inside tumours.

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£226 million UK investment in cancer research announced

Cancer Research UK has announced the largest investment to date into its network of Centres across the UK.

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