What advancements have been made in cancer research? Some you may have heard of include CAR T cell therapy, immune checkpoint inhibitors, monoclonal antibodies, treatment vaccines, and immune system modulators. Targeted immunotherapies are showing great promise for multiple types of cancer.
What Has Cancer Research UK achieved? We are the world’s most successful academic institution at discovering new cancer treatments. Since 2005 alone, we have discovered 20 drug candidates, 11 of which have progressed into clinical development. We have also led radiotherapy trials which have transformed clinical practice.
What awards have Cancer Research UK won? What are the Flame of Hope Awards? The Flame of Hope Awards are Cancer Research UK’s annual awards that celebrate the achievements of our most outstanding and inspiring volunteers.
Why is cancer research so important? Cancer research is crucial to improve the prevention, detection and treatment of these cancers, and ensure that survivors live longer, better quality lives. Research also helps identify the causes of cancer and is pointing the way to improved methods of diagnosis and treatment.