NHS chief, Simon Stevens, has made a string of announcements that he says will help the NHS in England diagnose cancers earlier and improve cancer services.
This week saw two breast cancer drugs approved in England, and Scotland winning the right to set a minimum price for units of alcohol.
Will personalised medicine become the norm of cancer treatment? In this Science Surgery instalment, we asked experts for their thoughts on this question.
For Alcohol Awareness Week we’ve launched a tracker for Amazon Alexa-enabled devices to see if voice technology can help people live healthier lives.
Our top stories this week: testosterone levels and prostate cancer risk, new cervical screening research and detecting oesophageal cancer earlier.
New research shows women who have had the HPV vaccine may only need 3 cervical screens in their entire life, rather than the 12 that are standard in the UK.
In our round-up of this year’s NCRI conference we reveal exciting new research that’s helping scientists get to know cancer better.
Our top stories this week: gut bacteria may influence immunotherapy, emergency bowel cancer diagnoses in women and lunch ‘meal deals’ are too sugary.
Research from the US provides evidence of the harm of patients choosing alternative therapy and declining conventional treatments and the impact on survival.
Find out the burning questions some of our researchers want to answer as they set up their own research teams for the first time.