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Microorganisms in stool samples could offer new way to detect pancreatic cancer early

Worldwide Cancer Research scientists have discovered a potential new way to detect and diagnose pancreatic cancer early by analysing microorganisms such as bacteria in a patients stool sample. This fast and non-invasive way of diagnosing pancreatic cancer could be a game changer for preventing people dying from this lethal type of cancer.

08 March 2022


12 cancer research breakthroughs of 2021

2021 has been a fantastic year for science with the rollout of the coronavirus vaccine happening at an 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. Here’s the 12 big cancer research breakthroughs made by our scientists in 2021.

13 December 2021


How dietary fats help cancer to spread around the body

Researchers in Spain have discovered how fats found in palm oil can help cancer spread and have developed new drugs to stop it from happening.

10 November 2021


Working out why night workers more likely to develop cancer

Our researchers in the Netherlands have uncovered that a combination of higher BMI, waist circumference, and levels of several immune cells may be behind the increased long-term health risks of night shift work, including increased risk of cancer.

25 April 2022

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