Genetically modifying T-cells cuts blood cancer progression by 74%, trial finds

Posted in Medicine on 14th Jun, 2023
by Alex Muller

A revolutionary blood cancer treatment that genetically modifies patient cells to fight the disease cuts the risk of it progressing by 74%, a world-first clinical trial has found.

Michelle Mitchell: Cancer is a fixable problem

Posted in Science on 14th Jun, 2023
by Alex Muller

Michelle Mitchell, chief executive of Cancer Research UK, explains the outlook on future cancer treatments.

Cancer breakthrough as scientists find way to block deadly disease

Posted in Medicine on 21st May, 2023
by Alex Muller

Researchers suggest that developing drugs to starve cancer cells of the vital fuel source - uridine - could improve treatment and boost survival rates.

New ‘Parp inhibitors’ could prevent certain tumours appearing

Posted in Medicine, Science on 22nd Aug, 2022
by Alex Muller

Breakthrough research could see some genetic cancers neutralised before they take hold and is already being used for people at risk.

12 cancer research breakthroughs of 2021

Posted in Medicine, Science on 15th Jan, 2022
by Alex Muller

2021 has been a fantastic year for science with the rollout of the coronavirus vaccine happening at unprecedented speed thanks to the hard work of people around the world. And all through this turbulent time, cancer researchers have been hard at work too.