Is accelerating drug trials a good idea?

Acceleration of drug trials offers the potential to bring life-prolonging treatments to patients more quickly, but some physicians warn that research risks being dumbed down

Repurposing drugs with anti-cancer side effects

Although there have been many dramatic breakthroughs in chemotherapy, often guided by genomics, in immunotherapy, radiotherapy and surgery, there are still many cancer patients who progress in spite of these advances

Why ovarian cancer needs a higher profile

Underfunded and too often misdiagnosed, ovarian cancer is known as the “silent killer”, yet early diagnosis could save many lives

How early cancer diagnosis could make all the difference

Despite significant advances in treatment, late diagnosis results in needless deaths and the continuing scourge of cancer

Why genome sequencing is the future of healthcare

Healthcare companies are developing technology which utilises the power of artificial intelligence to analyse genomic data and provide personalised treatment for cancer patients

Checkpoint inhibitors: transforming cancer therapy

Harnessing the power of the body’s immune system to fight cancer is one of the most exciting breakthroughs in treatment, but there remains much to be done and understood

Five tech innovations transforming cancer care

Research and innovation are transforming the way we treat cancer and bringing hope to millions of people diagnosed with the disease. Here are five of the most exciting developments

Cancer is on the rise but outcomes are improving

Scientist carrying out medical research experiment

The search for a cancer cure should not diminish advances which enable people to live better and longer lives with the disease