Welcome to our research blog. This is where we share our latest research updates and summaries of recent findings. We also share information from medical experts and links to further information and resources.
The SCOTTY study – searching for new genes that cause bowel cancer in younger people
A team of scientists, based at the University of Edinburgh, are leading a ground breaking UK-wide study that could help identify patients at risk of developing bowel cancer and find new treatments for…
Research highlights from the UK’s largest cancer conference
In November, the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) conference saw hundreds of researchers come together with patient representatives, charities, research funders and industry to hear about the…
Could bowel cancer’s neighbourhood help improve treatment?
Bowel cancer is much more than just the tumour itself. The way the disease grows, develops and responds to treatment is influenced by a whole neighbourhood of cells and other molecules that surround it.…
Bowel cancer after a ‘clear’ colonoscopy
This week Dr Nicholas Burr and his colleagues published new research in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) highlighting variation in the quality of colonoscopies performed in England.
Driving change at our National Colorectal Cancer Nurse Network (NCCNN) Study Day
Healthcare professionals from across the UK attended our successful colorectal cancer study day in Birmingham this September to find out more about the future of bowel cancer treatment and care.
Unlocking the power of a single cell to improve bowel cancer treatment
In this blog, our research network member Pete Wheatstone tells us about an exciting new piece of research he is involved with.
Can artificial intelligence help improve bowel cancer treatment decisions?
A leading group of researchers have developed a new way to study bowel cancer samples using digital pathology images.