Category: Science blog February 19, 2016
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.
Category: Science blog May 15, 2015
This morning’s headlines about vitamin B3 and skin cancer were a little over the top. Here are our thoughts on the research behind the story
Category: Science blog May 8, 2015
Hoax emails about cancer risks and treatments are misleading and confusing, so don’t pass them on. Here are the facts behind the claims.
Category: Science blog April 27, 2015
We often see stories in the media about cancer patients who have chosen alternative treatments, either alongside or instea...
Category: Science blog December 11, 2014
Early career researcher Lydia Le Page blogs about Sense About Science’s new initiative, ‘Ask For Evidence’.
Category: Science blog October 24, 2014
Research published today about sun, weight and diabetes has made for some worrying, or even misleading, headlines.
Category: Science blog July 25, 2012
[Note – we are updating this blog post regularly as new research is published. Last update 16/03/17 ] IMPORTANT R...
Category: Science blog November 26, 2011
There’s been another glut of fascinating stories this week, most of which focused on aspects of the NHS. Here’s our di...
Category: Science blog November 25, 2011
“Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul And sings the tune without the words And never stops at all”...
Category: Science blog July 6, 2011
At Cancer Research UK, we’re often asked about alleged “miracle cures” for cancer, usually based on claims made on t...