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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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CRUK Parliament Day 2014 – as it happened

Category: Science Blog June 30, 2014

Latest updates and news from our 2014 Parliament Day. Follow the discussion on Twitter using #beatcancersooner

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It’s time to be positive about triple negative breast cancer

Category: Science Blog June 30, 2014

Triple negative breast cancer has poorer survival and is less well understood than other types, but research is making a difference.

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News digest – breast cancer ‘blood test’, next steps for plain packs, round melanoma cells and more

Category: Science Blog June 28, 2014

A ‘simple blood test’ for breast cancer, new announcement on standard packs, plus shape-shifting skin cancer cells and much more – here’s the week’s news.

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Making breast screening more accurate

Category: Science Blog June 27, 2014

New research on a couple of specialised imaging techniques could improve breast cancer screening in the future.

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Too good to be true? A blood test ‘to predict breast cancer’

Category: Science Blog June 27, 2014

We look at the science behind media stories about a ‘simple blood test’ that apparently can ‘predict breast cancer’.

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Standard packs – nearly but not quite there

Category: Science Blog June 26, 2014

The Government today took a crucial step towards standard packs… but we’re not there quite yet. What still needs to happen?

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