Category: Science Blog August 22, 2014
We take a look at science behind widespread but overblown media reports that Botox could be used to treat stomach cancer
Category: Science Blog June 9, 2014
To mark cervical screening awareness week we explore the evidence on how the programme could be improved to prevent more cases of cervical cancer in the future.
Category: Science Blog June 5, 2014
Rates of anal cancer have quadrupled since the mid-70s, but why? We explore the possible reasons, and ask why the media didn’t cover the story.
Category: Science Blog April 9, 2014
Concluding our story on Epstein-Barr virus and cancer, we explore the ongoing research into the virus and how this could lead to treatments in the future.
Category: Science Blog March 26, 2014
50 years ago three scientists published their findings on the first human virus that can cause cancer – read the story of Epstein-Barr virus.
Category: Science Blog March 7, 2014
In the next in our Cancer and Infections series, we look at the stomach bug H. pylori and how it’s linked with cancer.
Category: Science Blog February 26, 2014
Can you catch cancer? The answer is no, but you can pick up an infection that increases the chances of developing certain types.