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Why cancer is (still) more than just ‘bad luck’

Category: Science blog August 25, 2016

New research has uncovered a possible explanation for why some cancers are more common than others, we explore the details...

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Six ways to reduce your risk of bowel cancer

Category: Science blog April 5, 2016

For bowel cancer awareness month we look at the different ways you can reduce your risk of the disease.

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World Cancer Day 2016: six ways our research helps patients across the globe

Category: Science blog February 4, 2016

To mark World Cancer Day, we take a look at how our discoveries over the decades are helping cancer patients all over the ...

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Grand Challenge three: prevent cancer by studying ‘scars’ in its DNA

Category: Science blog January 5, 2016

This entry is part 5 of 10 in the series Grand Challenge

The third of our Grand Challenge topics asks: can we prevent cancer by studying ‘scars’ in its DNA?

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The biggest cancer science stories of 2015

Category: Science blog December 22, 2015

We’ve enlisted the help of one of our researchers to pick out the biggest cancer research stories of 2015.

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Watch our Google Hangout about meat and cancer risk

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 proc...

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Mouth cancer rates are increasing, but why?

Category: Science blog November 13, 2015

We explore the reasons behind the nation’s rising rates of mouth cancer.

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