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
We look at fascinating new research from our scientists showing that pancreatic cancer can be split into four different types.
Every day our DNA is under attack. The brunt of this assault comes from the basic processes of life, which cause DNA-damaging chemicals to be released inside cells. But there are also external forces at work: carcinogens in tobacco smoke, ultraviolet rays from the sun and sunbeds, radiation from natural or man-made sources and much, […]
From the Oscars to code-breaking science - we look at how our researchers are helping school children crack cancer's DNA secrets using computers.
Treatment target times missed, sci-fi sounding research on DNA ‘wormholes’ and a thorough debunking of ‘miracle foods’ (plus an article that ignored this).
We look at an announcement by the Scottish Government to improve the way they carry out bowel screening
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