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News digest – tamoxifen, immunotherapy, cancer myths, and… obesity and BMI?

Category: Science blog April 28, 2018 1 comment

Breast cancer drugs and cancer myths were in the news this week. Find out why in our news digest.

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News digest – cancer blood test progress, health food police, Tessa Jowell and… a ‘cancer-detecting mole’?

Category: Science blog April 21, 2018 0 comments

This week’s news includes the hunt for a cancer blood test, health food police in supermarkets and a skin implant that spots cancer in mice.

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News digest – how kidney cancer evolves, the harms of booze, a cancer vaccine trial and… Tasmanian devils?

Category: Science blog April 14, 2018 0 comments

In the news this week: tracking kidney cancers through time, more funding for prostate cancer research and early promise for an ovarian cancer treatment vaccine...

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News digest: Sugar tax, ‘one-stop diagnosis shops’, high-tech MRI and…cancer’s genetic roots?

Category: Science blog April 7, 2018 4 comments

In the news this week: ‘sugar tax’ on soft drinks and scientists publish results from the largest ever genetic analysis of cancer.

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News digest – cutting chemo, ovarian cancer drug, Scottish waiting times, and… a new human organ?

Category: Science blog March 30, 2018 0 comments

This week a study suggested that chemotherapy courses could be halved for some patients, and a new human organ may have been discovered. Read more in our news d...

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News digest – preventable cancers, kinder radiotherapy, MRI scans, viagra and… blueberry muffins?

Category: Science blog March 24, 2018 5 comments

In the news this week: new figures put a number on preventable cancer cases in the UK, and blueberry muffins came under fire for their sugar content.

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News digest – daily junk food ads, gene ‘treasure troves’, NHS cookery classes and… child vapers?

Category: Science blog March 17, 2018 0 comments

In the news this week: teenagers exposed to junk food ads are twice as likely to be obese and new child vaping research

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News digest – PSA test, cutting calories, cervical cancer, and… do you know what increases cancer risk?

Category: Science blog March 10, 2018 7 comments

Using the PSA test for screening, and a plan to cut calories: check out the stories behind this week’s headlines.

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News digest – obesity and cancer, bacteria on skin, new immunotherapy targets and… vaping safety?

Category: Science blog March 3, 2018 3 comments

In the news this week: Bacteria might protect against skin cancer and worrying obesity projections for millennials.

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News digest – ‘mini tumours’, thyroid drugs, 100,000 Genomes Project, and… do superfoods prevent cancer?

Category: Science blog February 24, 2018 2 comments

‘Mini tumours’ to help guide treatment and NHS approval for three thyroid cancer drugs were in the news this week.

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