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Stress, cancer and electromagnetic therapy – what does the evidence say?

Category: Science blog June 10, 2016 16 comments

We clarify what scientific evidence says about the link between negativity, stress and cancer and electromagnetism – the treatment that made headlines this we...

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The 1939 Cancer Act: What is it, what does it do, and is it ‘suppressing the cure’?

Category: Science blog February 19, 2016 3 comments

We take a closer look at the contents of the Cancer Act as it now stands, how it has changed, and how it still works to protect patients and the public.

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Diesel emissions – an emerging public health issue?

Category: Science blog November 24, 2015 Comments are closed

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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No, HRT isn’t ‘harmless’ – there are risks as well as benefits

Category: Science blog October 20, 2015 12 comments

Yesterday saw some bold, but extremely misleading headlines about hormone replacement therapy (HRT) being “harmless”. ...

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Antioxidants, free radicals and melanoma spread – what’s going on?

Category: Science blog October 16, 2015 Comments are closed

We explore new research looking at how antioxidants and free radicals might affect the ability of melanoma cells to spread...

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May I take your metaphor? – how we talk about cancer

Category: Science blog September 28, 2015 24 comments

When it comes to talking about cancer is one metaphor better than another?

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80p of every £1 you give us is used to beat cancer: why The Sun’s article on our spending is plain wrong

Category: Science blog September 24, 2015 25 comments

Our response to misleading claims in the media about how we spend the money we raise

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How do you sell death? The tangled world of illicit tobacco

Category: Science blog May 31, 2015 1 comment

To mark World No Tobacco Day, we look at the illicit trade in tobacco, and how how the tobacco industry itself plays a rol...

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‘Johns Hopkins’ cancer update emails are a hoax

Category: Science blog May 8, 2015 4 comments

Hoax emails about cancer risks and treatments are misleading and confusing, so don't pass them on. Here are the facts behi...

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Health apps: a note of caution

Category: Science blog April 24, 2015 6 comments

We take a cautious look at the latest trends in mobile technology. Do they really help us lead healthier lives?

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