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News digest – ‘Weak spots’ in breast cancer, altering diets, cycling to work and… pints of strawberries?

Category: Science blog April 22, 2017 0 comments

‘Weak spots’ in breast cancer, altering diets, cycling to work and… pints of strawberries? Here’s our weekly news digest.

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News digest – immunotherapies showing promise, breast cancer drug approved for Scotland, childhood cancer rates, and… killer sofas?

Category: Science blog April 14, 2017 0 comments

Immunotherapies are showing promise but not for every tumour, calls for boys to be vaccinated against HPV, and... what's killer about sofas? Find out in the new...

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News digest – boosting lung cancer survival, a ‘Sci-Fi’ cap for brain tumours, crisps, air pollution and… go vegan?

Category: Science blog April 8, 2017 0 comments

Immunotherapy could boost lung cancer survival; a ‘Sci-Fi’ cap for brain tumours; concerns over crisps; air pollution and… can going vegan really cut the ...

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News digest – cutting sugar, a new NHS target, lab-grown mini tumours, and… vitamin C as a treatment?

Category: Science blog April 1, 2017 0 comments

New guidelines to help cut sugar levels, old and new cancer waiting targets, tools to improve diagnosis, and... why is vitamin C in the headlines? We explain al...

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News digest – more ‘bad luck’, the Pill and cancer risk, global smoking rates falling, and… blood tests for screening?

Category: Science blog March 25, 2017 3 comments

Headlines say cancer down to ‘bad luck’; the Pill and cancer risk; on average global smoking rates are falling; and can a blood test work for screening?

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News digest – dogs that can sniff out cancer, leukaemia in bats, more treatment options for women with breast cancer, an ‘unacceptable’ NICE plan and… eggs?

Category: Science blog March 18, 2017 1 comment

Dogs that can sniff out cancer, leukaemia in bats, more treatment options for women with breast cancer, an ‘unacceptable’ NICE plan and… eggs?

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News digest – smoking rates falling, NHS England failing on waiting times, Budget day and… are you what you eat?

Category: Science blog March 11, 2017 0 comments

Smoking rates are falling, NHS England is failing on waiting times, Budget day came around and… are you what you eat?

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News digest – landmark week for CRISPR genome editing, cancer-preventing drugs, lifetime weight and…‘manageable’ pancreatic cancer?

Category: Science blog February 18, 2017 2 comments

A big week for CRISPR genome editing, GPs need support on cancer-preventing drugs and can this ‘treatment’ really make pancreatic cancer manageable?

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News digest – World Cancer Day, ‘breath tests’, big data, rising women’s cancer rates and… burger wrappers?

Category: Science blog February 4, 2017 0 comments

World Cancer Day, ‘breath tests’, big data for mapping breast cancer genes, rising women’s cancer rates and… burger wrappers?

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News digest – toast and roast potatoes, artificial intelligence, pancreatic cancer progress and… toothpaste?

Category: Science blog January 28, 2017 0 comments

Overly browned food and cancer, “breakthrough” results for pancreatic cancer, artificial intelligence and… could toothpaste really cause cancer?

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