Mutations in leukaemia gene linked to new childhood growth disorder
Genetic mutations associated with leukaemia cause a newly described condition that affects growth and intellectual development in children.
New computer software could spot cancer gene mutations
Cutting-edge program developed at the ICR could identify as-yet undiscovered genetic mutations that cause cancer.
Scan measures cancer metabolites inside the body
Non-invasive magnetic resonance spectroscopy scan could allow doctors to monitor the behaviour of prostate cancers without biopsy.
Scans of tumour ‘stiffness’ can assess response to cancer treatment
A new type of scan measuring whether tissues are ‘stiff’ or elastic can assess whether they are responding to treatment, say ICR researchers...
Video: Skin cancer risk may have driven evolution of black skin
Early humans may have evolved black skin to protect against a very high risk of dying from ultraviolet light-induced skin cancer, a new anal...