Category: Science blog January 5, 2015
A recent high-profile news story claimed that cancer was ‘mostly bad luck’. We look at the science behind the claims, and why the headlines were so misleading
Category: Science blog December 26, 2014
Lifestyle factors have caused nearly 600,000 extra cases of cancer in the UK in the past five years – so what can we do about it?
Category: Science blog November 20, 2014
The World Cancer Research Fund has published some important new research on prostate cancer and obesity – we explore the findings.
Category: Science blog October 24, 2014
Research published today about sun, weight and diabetes has made for some worrying, or even misleading, headlines.
Category: Science blog August 13, 2014
Here we explore a new study looking at the link between obesity and the risk of 22 of the most common cancer types.
Category: Science blog July 3, 2014
We released new stats about how pancreatic cancer is linked to two lifestyle factors: smoking and obesity – but one piece of media coverage was inaccurate.