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News digest – children’s cancer death rates fall, Spending Review, childhood obesity stats and…meat sales?

Category: Science blog November 28, 2015

Children’s cancer death rates fall, we analyse the Spending Review, new childhood obesity stats and why are people buying less meat?

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News digest – HRT, rising mouth cancer rates, NHS targets missed and… farts?

Category: Science blog November 14, 2015

New HRT guidelines, mouth cancer rates are rising, NHS England missed a target (again) and dodgy smells. Here’s the week’s cancer news.

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News digest – NCRI cancer conference, blood analysis, steaks and…tapeworm tumours?

Category: Science blog November 7, 2015

We report back from the NCRI cancer conference, two reports on blood DNA analysis, more meat and a unique story of tapeworm tumours.

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News digest – meat week, late diagnosis, herpes cancer treatment and…how many things cause cancer?

Category: Science blog October 31, 2015

Processed meat causes cancer (but you can still eat it), regional differences in cancer diagnosis, US herpes treatment and how many things cause cancer?

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News digest – incorrect HRT headlines, red meat and cancer, aspirin trial and…rhubarb?

Category: Science blog October 24, 2015

Misleading headlines about HRT, meat news, we launched a big trial on aspirin and can you really make drugs out of rhubarb?

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News digest – £100m challenges, breakthrough blood tests, bowel cancer subtypes and… a miracle drug?

Category: Science blog October 17, 2015

Fresh out of the petri dish, here’s this weeks cancer news round up.

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