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Single-cell copy number profiling unveils the genetic diversity of cancer

The genetic information of a cancerous tumour is typically obtained by sequencing the tumour cells together, rather than analysing them […]

New class of precision oncology drug strips cancer of its DNA defences

Damage to the DNA in cells is the root cause of cancer, but it is also a weakness of the […]

Data shows incidental findings most frequent in cancer risk genes

A study using Electronic Medical Records and Genomics Network have tracked the frequency and type of secondary or incidental findings […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: The Cancer Ladies – Maud Slye and Pauline Gross

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, Kat Arney tells the stories of two women – one a scientist fascinated […]

ICR and Cancer Research UK spinout launches library of anti-cancer compounds

Monte Rosa Therapeutics is a spin-out formed by Versant Ventures, The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) and Cancer Research UK […]

New AI tool could predict lung cancer recurrence

Scientists have been working with pathologists to build an artificial intelligence tool that can predict which patients with lung cancer […]

Inherited genes found to drive cancer metastasis

Metastasis occurs when the cancer cells escape the original tissue and establish new tissue elsewhere. Most cancer deaths are caused […]

Representative sampling method improves the genetic testing for cancer treatment

A wholistic tumour sampling method developed by researchers from The Francis Crick Institute, Roche, and The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation […]

COVID-19 could cause 20% more deaths in newly diagnosed cancer patients.

A recent study conducted by UCL and DATA-CAN: Health Data Research Hub for cancer, has revealed that the COVID-19 emergency […]

Decoding cancer immunology: Hunting hidden tumours

The immune system is constantly on the lookout for threats, but cancer isn’t always easy to spot. Some cancer cells […]