A new report confirms that radiation from a nuclear plant wasn’t to blame for a spike in childhood leukaemia in north-west England – so what was?
We explore the science behind some recent headlines claiming that physical activity can reduce the risk of 13 types of cancer.
Category: Science blog May 12, 2016
We look at the latest round of innovative and exciting new projects we’re funding in population research.
We look at the evidence on childhood obesity and cancer, uncovering a potential direct link between obesity in childhood and raised cancer risk in adults.
Category: Science blog January 5, 2016
The third of our Grand Challenge topics asks: can we prevent cancer by studying ‘scars’ in its DNA?
Category: Science blog December 15, 2015
In our latest Google Hangout on Air, in partnership with Science on Google+, we focused on the recent headlines about processed meat and cancer risk.
Category: Science blog November 24, 2015
As experts call for more research into the influence of diesel emissions on lung cancer rates in non-smokers, we take a look at the state of the evidence.
Yesterday saw some bold, but extremely misleading headlines about hormone replacement therapy (HRT) being “harmless”. ...
Our Population Research Committee funds research on the causes and effects of cancer across large groups of people. Recent...