Progress has been made against England’s cancer strategy, including investment for radiotherapy. But more needs to be done to support the NHS workforce.
The growing global cost of obesity was in the news this week, along with genetic tests for breast cancer and a rare childhood cancer.
A patient was diagnosed and treated for a brain tumour 8 days after seeing her optician with symptoms. The approach could speed up diagnosis.
In this week’s cancer news there’s Brexit plans, viruses being used as treatments, and disagreements over screening for prostate cancer.
A year on from a big data report and some hospitals have changed how they discuss some aspects of treatment, including palliative care.
Public Health England is cracking down on the hidden calories in food and drink. It’s another step towards tackling the UK’s children’s obesity epidemic.
Frozen needles, a smokefree UK, microbubbles and how scientists in the US are trying to break cancer cells’ ‘legs’. Here’s our weekly news report.
It’s 10 years since a trip to your local would leave you smelling like an ashtray – find out how our health has changed, and what more we need to do.
Cancer Research UK is becoming an ‘opt-in’ charity – but what exactly does that mean for you and the way we work?