Category: Science blog February 9, 2016
We explore the science behind how alcohol affects and damages our cells, and how this can cause the cells in our bodies to develop into cancer.
Category: Science blog January 8, 2016
We take a detailed look at today’s new Government guidance on alcohol consumption, and how it relates to cancer risk
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 13, 2015
We explore the reasons behind the nation’s rising rates of mouth cancer.
Category: Science blog July 29, 2015
Our researchers have discovered that relatively small doses of purified resveratrol, a chemical found in red wine, might reduce bowel cancer risk (in mice).
Category: Science blog February 4, 2015
UK cancer rates are increasing. But why? As we publish new stats on ‘lifetime risk’, we look at why rates on the up, and what needs to be done about it.