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Alcohol and breast cancer – how big is the risk?

Category: Science blog May 25, 2017 10 comments

A new report on breast cancer risk has made the headlines – but what does the evidence say?

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Preventing unnecessary breast cancer treatment

Category: Science blog May 24, 2017 3 comments

Every year, around 6,300 women in the UK are told they have a condition called ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS). In the US ...

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Behind the scenes with the unsung heroes of cancer clinical trials – Part 4

Category: Science blog May 23, 2017 0 comments

We speak to Jane Hair, a biobanker involved in the National Lung Matrix Trial, about what her job involves.

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Behind the scenes with the unsung heroes of cancer clinical trials – Part 3

Category: Science blog May 22, 2017 1 comment

We speak to Amanda Watson, research nurse on the National Lung Matrix Trial, about what her job involves.

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Behind the scenes with the unsung heroes of cancer clinical trials – Part 2

Category: Science blog May 21, 2017 1 comment

We speak to Susie Brown, Trial Coordinator on the National Lung Matrix Trial, about what her job involves.

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News digest – a new idea to tackle brain tumours, 3D printed ovaries, sunscreen and… breast milk?

Category: Science blog May 20, 2017 0 comments

An idea to use the Zika virus to tackle brain tumours, 3D printed ovaries, sunscreen and… is breast milk the next ‘can...

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Behind the scenes with the unsung heroes of cancer clinical trials – Part 1

Category: Science blog May 20, 2017 0 comments

We speak to Cindy Billingham, lead statistician on the National Lung Matrix Trial, about what her job involves.

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This is the end of tobacco advertising

Category: Science blog May 19, 2017 19 comments

With branding finally gone from cigarette packs, we look at the effect that plain, standardised cigarette packaging could ...

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From finding cancers’ paper trail to harnessing the power of the Zika virus – our latest Pioneer Awards

Category: Science blog May 19, 2017 29 comments

Find out about the pioneering ideas our researchers are putting to the test, from harnessing the power of the Zika virus t...

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Sugar and cancer – what you need to know

Category: Science blog May 15, 2017 50 comments

We tackle the myth that sugar 'feeds' cancer cells, and explore how the amount of sugar in our diets is cause for concern ...

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