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The second biggest preventable cause of cancer: being overweight

Category: Science blog October 11, 2016 11 comments

We look at recent evidence linking obesity to more types of cancer than previously thought.

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Coffee and cancer – what does the evidence say?

Category: Science blog June 15, 2016 10 comments

We explore the evidence and context behind today’s announcement on coffee, very hot drinks and cancer risk

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Six ways to reduce your risk of bowel cancer

Category: Science blog April 5, 2016 63 comments

For bowel cancer awareness month we look at the different ways you can reduce your risk of the disease.

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Processed meat and cancer – what you need to know

Category: Science blog October 26, 2015 262 comments

Following today’s headlines about processed meat and cancer we ask how much meat is it sensible to eat? And how many cases of cancer are linked to meat?

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Aspirin, obesity and inherited bowel cancer – what’s the story?

Category: Science blog August 18, 2015 1 comment

We look at the science behind some overblown headlines about aspirin and bowel cancer

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