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News digest – NHS cancer services struggling, 3D-printed tumour, burnt toast and more

Category: Science Blog September 13, 2014

Concerns over struggling NHS cancer services, a man 3D prints versions of his own tumour, plus does burnt toast cause cancer?

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The big issues affecting lung cancer worldwide

Category: Science Blog September 11, 2014

We’ve teamed up with the journal Nature, which today publishes a series of articles that touch on some key areas for lung cancer from across the globe.

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Andrew Biankin: We need a “We can do this!” attitude to pancreatic cancer

Category: Science Blog September 10, 2014

We speak to our pancreatic cancer expert Professor Andrew Biankin about how he’s trying to change the picture for people with the disease.

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“We’re really struggling to match the demand for cancer treatment”

Category: Science Blog September 8, 2014

We caught up with our chief clinician, Professor Peter Johnson, about the findings of a new report looking at the state of NHS cancer services.

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News digest – childhood cancer death rate drop, e-cigarettes, electric power lines and more

Category: Science Blog September 6, 2014

A fall in childhood cancer death rates, discussions around e-cigarettes rumble on, plus do electric power lines cause cancer?

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Prostate cancer: researchers begin to unpick drug resistance

Category: Science Blog September 5, 2014

A look at some recent findings from the US, from researchers studying how prostate cancers can be resistant to two new drugs – abiraterone and enzalutamide

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Tackling fear and fatalism – our Talk Cancer workshops

Category: Science Blog September 3, 2014

We discuss the results of a recently published evaluation of our Talk Cancer workshops, which aim to educate health workers in the issues around cancer.

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