Science Blog January 20, 2014 Sarah Hazell
In 1978 Professor Julian Peto published a scientific paper that influenced many lives, by helping to usher in an era free from asbestos.
Science Blog October 18, 2013 Sarah Williams
The World Health Organisation has reported that air pollution increases the risk of cancer – how do the risks stack up against other causes of cancer?
Science Blog August 14, 2013 Henry Scowcroft
New research has identified genetic clues that could help scientists fingerprint a cancer and help pinpoint its origin – we take an in-depth look.
Science Blog November 22, 2012 Jess Harris
There’s been quite a bit of media coverage this week suggesting that women in so-called ‘chemical jobs’ may face a higher risk of breast cancer, including...
Science Blog June 14, 2012 Henry Scowcroft
Today the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) – part of the World Health Organisation – announced that it had reclassified diesel exhaust as...
Science Blog December 7, 2011 Jess Harris
Can cancer be prevented? Decades of research have shown that a person’s chances of getting cancer depends on a mishmash of their genes and their environment,...
Science Blog November 15, 2011 Jess Harris
This morning we woke up to headlines proclaiming that women taking the Pill could increase the risk of… prostate cancer. That might sound silly – women ...