News & opinion
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A failed Alzheimer's drug could boost effect of radiotherapy on brain tumours
A new clinical trial, set to launch this year, will test a new way to make radiotherapy more effective for patients with brain tumours. If successful, a personalised approach could benefit patients who are in desperate need of new treatment options.27 January 2023
Why is cancer so hard to cure?
30 potential new cures started in 2023 thanks to you!
Thanks to the phenomenal support of our Curestarters, we have been able to say 'Yes!' to 30 new pioneering ideas from outstanding cancer researchers. That’s an incredible total of £6.2 million of new research that we are funding together, that could lead to more lifesaving ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer.
02 February 2023
Our top 5 cancer research breakthroughs of 2022
Worldwide Cancer Research scientists have been busy making exciting new discoveries about cancer. Here are the top five cancer research breakthroughs made by our scientists in 2022.
15 December 2022
Moments made possible by Curestarters
We have created two mosaics to celebrate the different motivations, achievements, endeavours, and the inspiration behind our community.
18 October 2022
Working together to find new cures for oesophageal cancer
This Oesophageal Cancer Awareness Month we are delighted to announce a brand new project here in the UK, which is looking to find new ways to prevent this devastating disease. Together with Guts-UK we are supporting Dr Maria Alcolea at the University of Cambridge to carry out pioneering research about how oesophageal cancer emerges.
28 February 2023