This week’s top story: Around 450,000 women in England weren’t invited for their final breast screening appointment due to an error with NHS computers.
In the immediate aftermath, estimating the numbers affected by a breast screening error might do more harm than good.
Headlines today have linked mobile use to brain tumours, but the claims don’t match the study they’re covering.
Headlines from last year could have you believe that eating oranges could cure cancer. But is there any evidence behind vitamin C as a cancer treatment?
This week’s news includes the hunt for a cancer blood test, health food police in supermarkets and a skin implant that spots cancer in mice.
In the news this week: new figures put a number on preventable cancer cases in the UK, and blueberry muffins came under fire for their sugar content.
This week’s news features over-egged claims of a cancer vaccine and fears over suggested links between ‘ultra-processed’ foods and cancer.
This week’s news covers why cancer patients shouldn’t stop eating asparagus and how an ageing immune system may play a part in cancer risk as we grow old.