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Spending Review 2015: will it affect research and cancer?

Category: Science blog November 25, 2015

We respond to today’s Spending Review and outline what the announcement means for cancer services in the NHS and for science.

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Diesel emissions – an emerging public health issue?

Category: Science blog November 24, 2015

As experts call for more research into the influence of diesel emissions on lung cancer rates in non-smokers, we take a look at the state of the evidence.

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Reforming NICE and the Cancer Drugs Fund – four key changes we want to see

Category: Science blog November 19, 2015

As NHS England and NICE put forward proposals to reform the way cancer drugs are approved and paid for, we outline our thinking on this controversial topic

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Can pigeons home in on cancer?

Category: Science blog November 18, 2015

Pigeons may provide insights on how pathologists, radiologists spot cancer.

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Unacceptable cancer waiting times are testing patients’ patience

Category: Science blog November 12, 2015

Today’s new data on cancer waiting times paint an alarming picture – we take a detailed look at what the statistics show.

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NCRI cancer conference day 3: radiotherapy, lifestyle… and a pill to prevent cancer?

Category: Science blog November 4, 2015

All the events from the third day of this year’s National Cancer Research Institute conference in Liverpool

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NCRI cancer conference day 2: big data, immunotherapy and prizes

Category: Science blog November 3, 2015

We’re back for day two of our highlights from this year’s NCRI cancer conference in Liverpool.

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