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 world right now.
Category: Science blog November 13, 2015
We explore the reasons behind the nation’s rising rates of mouth cancer.
Category: Science blog September 16, 2014
In the latest instalment of our cancer and infections series, we explore the history behind the cancer-causing human papillomavirus.
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 September 2, 2013
In tribute to Anne Szarewski we look at her career and the huge contribution she made to our understanding of the links between HPV and cancer.
Category: Science blog July 5, 2013
Cancer news often gets more attention if a celebrity has been diagnosed, but does this help raise awareness or can the celebrity angle do more harm than good?
Category: Science blog March 6, 2013
Today, leaders from cancer organisations across the world – from Australia to Argentina, and Taiwan to Turkey –...
Category: Science blog November 12, 2012
Despite common (mis)conception that cancer is a ‘modern’ disease of Western society (which we’ve discussed here), we...
Category: Science blog July 31, 2012
Cancer Research UK-funded screening expert, Professor Peter Sasieni, gives us his thoughts on an important development in ...