The evidence that triggered headlines about heavy drinking and melanoma isn’t strong enough to link skin cancer and alcohol.
This week’s news featured our latest bowel cancer research, a study looking at cancers of ‘unknown origin’ and fascinating research into an ancient dog cancer.
In 1978 Professor Julian Peto published a scientific paper that influenced many lives, by helping to usher in an era free from asbestos.
Catch up on the week’s cancer news from our latest figures showing a rise in cancer cases, to the importance of cervical screening, leukaemia research and more.
Researchers are using a technique called Sleeping Beauty to probe the genetic faults that drive medulloblastoma, the most common type of childhood brain tumour.
Research on mole rats and why they resist cancer is interesting, but doesn’t justify some of today’s overblown headlines.