oncology

'Leap forward' in tailored cancer medicine

Posted in Medicine, Science on 21st Nov, 2022
by Alex Muller

People with untreatable cancers have had their immune system redesigned to attack their own tumours.

Vaccine shown to prolong life of patients with aggressive brain cancer

Posted in Medicine, Science on 21st Nov, 2022
by Alex Muller

Trial results suggest people with newly diagnosed glioblastoma could potentially be given extra years of life.

TRACERx EVO, a new programme to transform lung cancer research

Posted in Medicine on 21st Nov, 2022
by Alex Muller

Cancer Research UK has announced TRACERx EVO, a new programme that builds on the discoveries made in the world’s largest long-term lung study, TRACERx.

Scientists uncover potential ‘electrical language’ of breast cancer cells

Posted in Medicine on 21st Nov, 2022
by Alex Muller

New research has found variable voltages in the membranes of breast cancer cells, revealing clues about how they grow and spread.

Cancer-killing virus shows promise in patients

Posted in Medicine, Science on 16th Oct, 2022
by Alex Muller

A new type of cancer therapy that uses a common virus to infect and destroy harmful cells is showing big promise in early human trials, say UK scientists.