Cancer

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More than 42m UK adults ‘will be overweight by 2040’
Poorest set to be hit hardest by obesity crisis, Cancer Research says, as MPs accused of ‘kicking can down road’

Andrew Gregory Health editor

18, May, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Car T-cell therapy shows early promise in treating gastric cancers
Chinese researchers say interim trial results suggest approach could be important for those with advanced tumours

Ian Sample Science editor

09, May, 2022 @3:36 PM

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Magnets made by soil bacteria offer hope for breast and prostate cancer
Scientists at Sheffield University have found a novel way of guiding anti-tumour viruses to their target

Robin McKie, Science Editor

08, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Maggie Wilcox obituary
Other lives: Nurse who was a strong advocate for greater patient involvement in breast cancer research

Delyth Morgan

06, May, 2022 @8:48 AM

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AI tool accurately predicts tumour regrowth in cancer patients
Exclusive: Tool predicts how likely tumours are to grow back in cancer patients after they have undergone treatment

Andrew Gregory Health editor

23, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Plants hold key to developing future cancer treatments
Scientists say the natural world has an important role to play in creating new drugs to fight the disease

Robin McKie

17, Apr, 2022 @7:30 AM

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New cancer treatment uses body’s cellular waste disposal to flag harmful proteins
Centre established in London with philanthropic donation to exploit promising new techniques

Robin McKie

03, Apr, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Global melanoma rate to increase by 50% by 2040, researchers predict
Australia’s skin cancer rate rising in over 50s, but ‘declining quite steeply’ among younger age groups

Donna Lu

30, Mar, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Women with genes for endometriosis have higher risk of ovarian cancer
Researchers find odds of having ovarian cancer up to 2.6 times higher for women carrying genetic risk factors for endometriosis

Donna Lu

15, Mar, 2022 @4:30 PM

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UK cancer research studies fell 32% in first year of Covid, say charities
National Cancer Research Institute says funding hit as charity shops closed and fundraising events cancelled due to pandemic

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

08, Mar, 2022 @6:00 AM

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If they could turn back time: how tech billionaires are trying to reverse the ageing process
Jeff Bezos and Peter Thiel are pouring huge sums into startups aiming to keep us all young – or even cheat death. And the science isn’t as far-fetched as you might think

Ian Sample, science editor

17, Feb, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Third person apparently cured of HIV using novel stem cell transplant
Patient is mixed-race woman treated in New York using umbilical cord blood, in technique raising chances of finding suitable donors

Maya Yang

15, Feb, 2022 @8:41 PM

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