This week’s news features over-egged claims of a cancer vaccine and fears over suggested links between ‘ultra-processed’ foods and cancer.
This week’s news covers why cancer patients shouldn’t stop eating asparagus and how an ageing immune system may play a part in cancer risk as we grow old.
Vaping as well as cancer survival stats were in the news this week. We take a look behind the headlines in our roundup.
In this week’s news: Women don’t turn up to smear tests due to embarrassment and Tessa Jowell spoke about her brain tumour diagnosis.
The week’s top stories: developing a cancer blood test and is screening all women over 30 for faulty genes the way forward in breast cancer?
Category: Science blog January 13, 2018
In this week’s cancer news: do you know alcohol causes cancer? And desperate measures are being considered around cancer care due to NHS staff shortages.
Category: Science blog January 6, 2018
This week’s news revealed how alcohol damages DNA, and how cancer-targeting viruses could boost immunotherapy for brain and breast tumours.
Category: Science blog December 23, 2017
Our top stories this week include evidence of delays to cancer diagnosis, as well as the most googled health question of the year.
This week’s news features health warning on cigarettes and long-term results from a trial testing engineered immune cells in aggressive lymphoma.