1 January 1970
Posted by: Richard Scrase
Working with 'substitute' breast cancer stem cells and mice, scientists have discovered a chemical which can kill the cells that cause tumours to spread and return, even after seemingly successful treatment.
Two organisations have joined together to further research into canine cancer.
Scientists have created a new method to temporarily turn off the function of genes in mice.
Scientists have discovered a protein on the surface of cancerous lung cells that could be the target for a new therapy.
Researchers have discovered a new medicine which is able to stop lung tumours from growing in mice, even eliminating them altogether in half of all cases.
For the first time, researchers have discovered a therapy that can treat the invariably lethal terminal stages of cancer in animals.
A modified version of a chemical found in the Autumn crocus has shown exceptional promise as a tumour-killing agent in mice and will soon begin clinical trials in humans.
BBC Panormama programme features latest research including work with animals
Scientists have managed to modify the cold virus so that it only targets and damages cancerous cells.
Research on mice has revealed the process which limits the accumulation of excessive scar tissue.
Did you know that it is exactly 100 years since a little-known researcher called Francis Peyton Rous in New York discovered that chickens could get cancer from viruses? We didn’t think so.
Do cancers have their own stem-cells?
Researchers have identified the master gene that causes blood stem cells to turn into natural killer (NK) immune cells.
The barrier between blood vessels and the brain may no longer limit the delivery of medicines to tumours, research on rats shows.
The animal rights group Animal Aid has launched a campaign against medical research charities who fund animal research.
The latest post in the UAR staff blog series is written by our Science Writer, Dr Ian Le Guillou, who takes a look back on the progress made in treating cancer and the different tools doctors have at their disposal.
Eating walnuts as part of a balanced diet may reduce the size and growth of prostate tumours, a study on mice has shown.
Scientists have identified a protein that tumours make when they are likely to spread.
Scientists have uncovered the secret behind the rapid progression of retinoblastoma, a rare type of childhood eye cancer.