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An important message for cancer patients: Beware the ‘cannabis oil’ scammers

Category: Science blog April 20, 2015

We have become aware that scammers are tricking cancer patients and their families into handing over money for ‘cannabis oil’, yet receiving nothing in ret...

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Don’t believe the hype – 10 persistent cancer myths debunked

Category: Science blog March 24, 2014

From ‘superfoods’ to sharks, we set the record straight on 10 common myths about cancer.

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Miracle cancer cures? Ask for evidence

Category: Science blog September 13, 2013

We’ve all seen those headlines reporting a new cure for cancer, but do you know fact from fiction and how to ask for evidence?

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Alternative cancer treatment claims in the media are damaging and misleading

Category: Science blog December 7, 2012

We were concerned to see an article in the Daily Express today asking “Do cancer alternatives really work?” This piece contains factual and scientific ina...

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Cannabis, cannabinoids and cancer – the evidence so far

Category: Science blog July 25, 2012

[Note – we are updating this blog post regularly as new research is published. Last update 20/04/15 ] IMPORTANT – we have become aware that scammer...

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Ginseng for cancer fatigue? The jury’s still out

Category: Science blog June 8, 2012

As well as some of the exciting developments from this years’ ASCO cancer conference, we also spotted trial results, presented at the conference, which sugges...

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News digest – ‘stratified’ medicine, government reforms, and improving survival rates

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 digest – follow the links for the full...

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