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Cancer Research UK

'Virtual tumour' model to offer new treatment against cancer

No one has examined the geography of a tumour in this level of detail before; it is a new way of looking at cancer.

Dec 26, 2018, 15:40 PM IST

Study links processed red meat consumption with increased cancer risk

Cancer Research UK has acknowledged a correlation between processed and red meats and the deadly disease.

Dec 26, 2017, 14:49 PM IST

Scientist to find how cancer 'steals keys' to healthy growth

Understanding the workings of these oxygenases may lead to new targetted treatments for cancer patients, the researchers said.

Sep 19, 2017, 10:42 AM IST

Zika virus a tool to combat brain tumour? Researchers to investigate possibility

The research team will use tumor cells in the lab and in mice to test the effect of the Zika virus on glioblastoma, the most common and aggressive form of brain tumour.​

May 20, 2017, 09:34 AM IST

Cancer: Obesity biggest driver of disease; cases in women rising six times faster than in men

According to the analysis by Cancer Research UK, unhealthy lifeslyle habits, mainly obesity, are to be blamed for the rise in cancer cases in both sexes. 

Feb 03, 2017, 11:40 AM IST

Teenagers drink a bathtub of sugary drinks a year: Report

British teenagers consume sugary drinks equivalent of nearly a bathtub on average in a year, Cancer Research UK reported.

Nov 27, 2016, 20:40 PM IST

Blood test may indicate skin cancer relapse

In this early work they found they could see whether a patient was relapsing by tracking levels of circulating tumour DNA. 

Mar 08, 2016, 10:40 AM IST

Indian-origin cancer researcher knighted by Queen Elizabeth

An Indian-origin cancer research expert has received a Knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II for his "influential" work on prevention and treatment of cancer in the annual New Year's Honours list published here on Thursday.

Dec 31, 2015, 05:54 AM IST

These 10 'red flag' warning signs will help detect cancer on time

Scientists have revealed 10 red-flag cancer warning symptoms, which if present in a person, should get immediately checked out by a doctor.

Feb 11, 2015, 10:22 AM IST

Nearly 50% of cancers get diagnosed late: Study

A new study has found that nearly half of cancers are diagnosed only when the disease is at an advanced stage, meaning treatment is both more expensive and less likely to succeed.

Sep 22, 2014, 15:46 PM IST

London Marathon raises record amounts for charity

Runners at the London Marathon have raised almost half a billion dollars for charity in the last five years and continue to break fundraising records each year, sponsors Virgin Money announced on Wednesday.

Sep 17, 2014, 20:38 PM IST

Hull City`s Tom Huddlestone raises over 36,000 pounds for UK charity with haircut

Hull City midfielder Tom Huddlestone, who had his famous hair cut off for charity, has reportedly raised over 36,000 pounds for a UK cancer charity.

Jan 03, 2014, 14:02 PM IST

Trebling tobacco tax `could prevent 200 million early deaths`

Trebling tobacco tax globally would cut smoking by a third and prevent 200 million premature deaths this century from lung cancer and other diseases, researchers said on Wednesday.

Jan 02, 2014, 09:42 AM IST

E-cigarettes could save lives, conference told

Switching to e-cigarettes could save millions of smokers` lives, a conference on the rapidly expanding use of the devices heard today, though some delegates warned more research on the health effects is needed.

Nov 12, 2013, 22:27 PM IST

Men are 70% more likely to die from skin cancer than women

A new study says that men are 70% more vulnerable to skin cancer than women although similar numbers are being diagnosed with the disease.

Aug 21, 2013, 20:49 PM IST

Men more prone to skin cancer than women

A new study suggests that more men are dying from skin cancer as compared to women, despite similar numbers being diagnosed with the disease.

Aug 21, 2013, 11:58 AM IST

Diabetes may up breast cancer risk in post-menopausal women

Experts say post-menopausal women who have Type 2 diabetes may be at greater risk of developing breast cancer.

Sep 14, 2012, 12:16 PM IST

Now, a simple blood test to monitor cancer treatment

The new simple blood test that can clearly show whether treatments to reduce tumours is working.

May 31, 2012, 16:07 PM IST

Cancer denial killing thousands in Britain

Thousands of people in Britain are dying "unnecessarily" because they are too scared to mention early symptoms of cancer to their doctor, according to the BBC.

Mar 07, 2012, 10:04 AM IST