Cancer

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UK’s renewed Covid fight must not come at cost of cancer patients, say medics
Data shows 60% fewer cancer patients offered life-saving clinical trials in first year of pandemic

Andrew Gregory Health editor

09, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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White British brain tumour patients ‘more likely to die in a year’
Study finds patients from other ethnic backgrounds in England 30% more likely to survive for 12 months

Andrew Gregory Health editor

09, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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University of Sydney’s Edward Holmes wins PM’s science prize for work on coronavirus genome
Holmes honoured for ‘transformative role’ in Covid response, while Prof Anthony Weiss takes innovation prize for work on biomaterials to assist wound healing

Donna Lu

03, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Flu, cancer, HIV: after Covid success, what next for mRNA vaccines?
The technology was viewed with scepticism before the pandemic but there is now growing confidence about its use

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

01, Nov, 2021 @11:45 AM

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Mystery of the environmental triggers for cancer deepens
Study shows that our knowledge of why tumours form is still inadequate

Robin McKie

24, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Drug trial offers new hope for those with metastatic breast cancer
Scientists are studying whether talazoparib could help treat those with incurable breast cancer

Andrew Gregory Health editor

12, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Sponges, blood cells and sound-art: the exhibition hoping to cure my cancer
The UK’s first ever cancer research exhibition pairs up patients with researchers to show the creative paths taken on the cutting edge of human discovery

Tim Jonze

24, Sep, 2021 @11:23 AM

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GSK teams with King’s College to use AI to fight cancer
Artificial intelligence will be used to develop personalised treatments while investigating role of genetics

Julia Kollewe

16, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Sir Michael Peckham obituary
Oncologist who pioneered modern treatments for testicular cancer – the jockey Bob Champion was one of his patients

Jeffrey Tobias

14, Sep, 2021 @4:58 PM

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NHS England announces large-scale trial of potential early cancer test
More than 100,000 volunteers aged between 50 and 77 sought to take part in Galleri blood screening

Ian Sample Science editor

13, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Early CT scans deliver huge fall in lung cancer deaths, study shows
Experts say screening smokers and ex-smokers would significantly reduce mortality rate from disease

Denis Campbell

12, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Sydney man with leukaemia denied Covid vaccine booster shot his specialist recommended
Immunocompromised people may need more than two doses to get the same level of protection, the former firefighter says

Melissa Davey Medical editor

07, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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