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Guest post: Smoking in people with mental health issues

Category: Science Blog July 15, 2014

We recently spotted an interesting-looking paper on smoking and mental health, so we asked Suzi Gage – an expert in the field – to have a look.

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Achieving the world’s best cancer survival

Category: Science Blog July 14, 2014

UK cancer survival has doubled in the last 40 years. But it still lags behind the best in the world. Why?

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News digest – vasectomies and prostate cancer, fishing for cells, brain tumour epilepsy and more

Category: Science Blog July 12, 2014

Vasectomies and prostate cancer, fishing for rogue tumours cells in blood, a discovery on brain tumour epilepsy plus much more – here’s the week’s news.

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Our new report – gazing into a tobacco-free future

Category: Science Blog July 11, 2014

Our ‘Tobacco Control Endgames’ report launched this week – but what is an ‘endgame’ and how might this help us achieve a tobacco-free future?

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News digest – pancreatic cancer stats, ‘nanoparticles’, chips and more

Category: Science Blog July 5, 2014

Inaccurate pancreatic cancer stats, ‘microscopic balls’, lung cancer centre of excellence, plus our latest funding award - here’s the week’s cancer news...

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The Mail’s coverage of our pancreatic cancer story is a disservice to patients

Category: Science Blog July 3, 2014

We released new stats about how pancreatic cancer is linked to two lifestyle factors: smoking and obesity – but one piece of media coverage was inaccurate.

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Will I burn? Our new online app helps you predict today’s sunburn risk

Category: Science Blog July 1, 2014

Do you know how strong the sun is in your area today? Our new online app can help you find out.

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