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News digest – Frozen needles, a smokefree UK, microbubbles and… breaking cancer’s ‘legs’?

Category: Science blog July 1, 2017 1 comment

Frozen needles, a smokefree UK, microbubbles and how scientists in the US are trying to break cancer cells’ ‘legs’. Here’s our weekly news report.

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6 things you need to know about cervical screening

Category: Science blog June 12, 2017 6 comments

For Cervical Screening Awareness Week we answer some commonly asked questions around who the procedure is for, and what it involves.

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World Cancer Day 2017: how to prevent cervical cancer cases around the globe

Category: Science blog February 8, 2017 3 comments

In the second part of our World Cancer Day series, we take a look at cervical cancer rates in different parts of the world. Read on to find out what can be done...

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Cancer screening – the difference between what people say and what they do

Category: Science blog February 16, 2015 4 comments

New research has revealed the differences between attitudes to cancer screening and whether people take part – one of the scientists behind the study explores.

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HPV: the whole story, warts and all

Category: Science blog September 16, 2014 8 comments

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Cancer and Infections

In the latest instalment of our cancer and infections series, we explore the history behind the cancer-causing human papillomavirus.

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Cervical screening – is age the only debate?

Category: Science blog June 9, 2014 13 comments

To mark cervical screening awareness week we explore the evidence on how the programme could be improved to prevent more cases of cervical cancer in the future.

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A tribute to Anne Szarewski

Category: Science blog September 2, 2013 20 comments

In tribute to Anne Szarewski we look at her career and the huge contribution she made to our understanding of the links between HPV and cancer.

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Coming together in the global fight against cancer

Category: Science blog February 6, 2013 Comments are closed

What do an astronaut, a former First Lady and a CSI: Miami actress have in common? They were all speakers at Monday’s Gl...

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Expert opinion: “Now we need to plan for first-line HPV testing”

Category: Science blog July 31, 2012 Comments are closed

Cancer Research UK-funded screening expert, Professor Peter Sasieni, gives us his thoughts on an important development in ...

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News digest – bowel cancer news, HPV and cervical cancer, diesel fumes and dental hygiene

Category: Science blog June 16, 2012 Comments are closed

There’s a crop of stories about bowel cancer in the news this week, a couple of which have come from the National Cancer...

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