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From today, cigarette packs will never look the same again

Category: Science blog May 19, 2016

The UK has become the latest country to introduce plain, standardised packaging of cigarettes, along with Australia and France.

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Why reducing cancer risk is more than ‘just a walk in the park’

Category: Science blog May 18, 2016

We explore the science behind some recent headlines claiming that physical activity can reduce the risk of 13 types of cancer.

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The power of Talk Cancer training

Category: Science blog May 18, 2016

We look at how Talk Cancer, a Cancer Research UK training programme to help people feel confident talking to people about cancer is making an impact.

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10 common questions about e-cigarettes answered

Category: Science blog May 17, 2016

We have the answers to 10 top questions about e-cigarettes, ranging from whether they’re safe to if they can help people stop smoking.

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Reducing the harm of tobacco, could e-cigarettes be part of the solution?

Category: Science blog April 28, 2016

We look at a new report that outlines the potential for e-cigarettes to reduce the harm caused by tobacco.

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Virtual reality and precision diagnosis among shortlist for our Grand Challenge

Category: Science blog April 14, 2016

This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series Grand Challenge

Find out the details of the nine ideas that could answer one of our Grand Challenges in cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

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Patients of the future – part 1: diagnosis

Category: Science blog April 13, 2016

We unpick some futuristic ideas and see where the research and technology is at today – and how far away we are from turning science fiction into fact.

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