Cancer Research UK - Science Update
We are the world's leading charity dedicated to saving lives through research. Our blog is co-written by three of Cancer Research UK’s professional science communicators, Henry Scowcroft, Kat Arney and Nick Peel. Our aim is to cover the latest cancer research, including that funded by the charity. We’ll also be highlighting other relevant material, debunking myths and media scares, and providing links to other helpful resources.
Cancer Research UK - Science Update's Latest Posts
Something extraordinary is happening right now. Impelled by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, researchers, medics, funding agencies, pharmaceutical companies and regulators have joined forces to get potential solutions to the crisis into testing at unprecedented speed. Development of medicines doesn’t usually proceed at this pace. Research into promising vaccines for Ebola had been stalled […]
Can changes in skirt size predict breast cancer risk? Can raised blood calcium detect cancer early? Probably not! Find out why in our weekly news digest.
A landmark research paper in 1977 changed the way children with acute leukaemia are diagnosed and treated. We look at the story of a research milestone.
It may seem as though we’re constantly asked to give feedback – but what’s more important is knowing what’s happened as a result of our comments – have we learnt anything? What’s changed? The Cancer Patient Experience Survey – published today – has been incredibly useful in finding out what is happening on the ground […]
A guest post from Incisive Health's Mike Birtwhistle, who has just produced a new report for Cancer Research UK on the economic impact of early diagnosis.
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