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Can cutting out chocolate really hold cancer at bay?

Category: Science blog December 8, 2016 0 comments

There’s more to stopping cancer from spreading than simply cutting out chocolate, despite what the headlines say.

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Talking about mouth cancer is important

Category: Science blog November 25, 2016 9 comments

We spoke to Charlie, a mouth cancer survivor, about the importance of spotting the disease early.

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Mouth cancer: dentists and GPs should be able to refer patients straight for tests

Category: Science blog November 27, 2015 1 comment

Professor Richard Shaw, a mouth cancer specialist who helped create our new Oral Cancer Toolkit, explains why it differs from the NICE referral guidelines

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Mouth cancer rates are increasing, but why?

Category: Science blog November 13, 2015 Comments are closed

We explore the reasons behind the nation’s rising rates of mouth cancer.

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‘Having cancer makes my work even more meaningful’ – Emma’s story

Category: Science blog August 14, 2015 57 comments

Emma Shanks shares her story of being diagnosed with oral cancer, not once but four times in succession.

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Spotting symptoms – a personal story about oesophageal cancer

Category: Science blog February 12, 2014 11 comments

Maggie is one of our research nurses and an oesophageal cancer survivor – read her story about the importance of spotting symptoms early.

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Celebrity cancer stories: help or hindrance?

Category: Science blog July 5, 2013 2 comments

Cancer news often gets more attention if a celebrity has been diagnosed, but does this help raise awareness or can the celebrity angle do more harm than good?

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A minimum alcohol price could cut cancer rates

Category: Science blog March 28, 2012 1 comment

Alcohol has been a well-loved but problematic part of British life for centuries, as immortalised in 18th century artist H...

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News digest – abiraterone in Scotland, No Smoking Day, red meat, oral cancer, and more

Category: Science blog March 16, 2012 Comments are closed

It was a week that started in Scotland, with the ‘no’ decision on prostate drug abiraterone, and went on to co...

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BBC Three documentary on oral sex and cancer

Category: Science blog January 10, 2011 5 comments

Last night’s BBC Three documentary, presented by actress Jaime Winstone, discusses the newest potential cause of can...

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