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Mouth cancer rates are increasing, but why?

Category: Science blog November 13, 2015

We explore the reasons behind the nation’s rising rates of mouth cancer.

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Unacceptable cancer waiting times are testing patients’ patience

Category: Science blog November 12, 2015

Today’s new data on cancer waiting times paint an alarming picture – we take a detailed look at what the statistics show.

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News digest – NCRI cancer conference, blood analysis, steaks and…tapeworm tumours?

Category: Science blog November 7, 2015

We report back from the NCRI cancer conference, two reports on blood DNA analysis, more meat and a unique story of tapeworm tumours.

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NCRI cancer conference day 4: the cost of cancer care and the immune system (again)

Category: Science blog November 5, 2015

Our final report from the 2015 NCRI cancer conference, featuring the cost of cancer drugs and another update on immunotherapy.

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Peering behind the pathology lab door: A day in the life of a pathologist

Category: Science blog November 5, 2015

To mark National Pathology Week, we sat down with Dr Suzy Lishman, President of the Royal College of Pathologists, to find out what a pathologist actually does.

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NCRI cancer conference day 3: radiotherapy, lifestyle… and a pill to prevent cancer?

Category: Science blog November 4, 2015

All the events from the third day of this year’s National Cancer Research Institute conference in Liverpool

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NCRI cancer conference day 2: big data, immunotherapy and prizes

Category: Science blog November 3, 2015

We’re back for day two of our highlights from this year’s NCRI cancer conference in Liverpool.

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