Two new research programmes aimed at reducing the effects and transmission of COVID-19 have been announced.

Results from a study of children with cancer who tested positive for COVID-19 has found they were not at an increased risk of getting a severe coronavirus infection.

A new less invasive treatment is safer than standard major surgery for early-stage rectal cancer, giving patients a better quality of life with fewer life-altering side effects, a pilot study shows.

University of Leeds research has shown how microbubbles carrying powerful cancer drugs can be guided to the site of a tumour using antibodies.

A new study suggests that COVID-19 guidance in Sweden may have reduced people’s risks of having a heart attack.