Improving brain tumour treatment

Posted in Medicine, Science on 14th Feb, 2023
by Alex Muller

Temozolomide, a chemotherapy drug discovered and developed by CRUK scientists, changed brain tumour treatment forever.

New class of drug could treat leukemia with fewer side effects

Posted in Medicine, Science on 27th Aug, 2022
by Alex Muller

Researchers have identified a new class of drugs that could prove useful in fighting leukemia with less side effects than existing chemotherapy drugs.

Leukometer promises needle-free monitoring of the immune system

Posted in Hardware on 6th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

The leukometer is a portable device that could allow patients monitor their own white blood cell counts at home.

An anti-inflammatory 'smart drug' that activates only in high-inflammation areas

Posted in Science on 25th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

An important solution for immunosuppressed patients, older patients, and those undergoing chemotherapy.

Sleeping cancer cells can 'wake up' decades later

Posted in Medicine on 28th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Blood cancer cells can avoid being killed by lying dormant, sometimes for decades.