Latest National Cancer Research Institute Stories

2012-07-17 08:20:01

Singapore, July 17, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - A*STAR Chief Scientist, Professor Sir David Lane is the recipient of this year's Cancer Research UK Lifetime Achievement Award.

2011-10-05 07:00:00

Music Legend gets behind Lazarex Cancer Foundation Danville,Ca.

2011-05-25 07:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif. and LONDON, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer Research UK and Cancer Research Technology - the charity's development and commercialisation arm - have partnered with Centella Therapeutics, Inc.

2011-01-13 12:19:44

According to a study released Wednesday, over the next 10 years the cost of treating cancer in the US is expected to leap 27 percent, in part because of the growing population of elderly Americans.

2009-10-05 09:30:03

It is estimated that more than 7,000 people are diagnosed with head and neck cancer each year in the UK and approximately 3,500 cases result in death.

2008-10-05 00:00:06

By Nina Lakhani As money floods in for breast cancer and leukaemia research, 80 per cent of people with lung tumours are dying within a year of diagnosis Patients suffering from "unfashionable" cancers are being neglected by scientists in spite of record spending on cancer research, according to a new report by the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI).

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.