Category: Science blog August 12, 2017
NHS behind on waiting times, childhood obesity, golden drugs showing promise, and… at-home genetic tests? Here’s our weekly news digest.
Category: Science blog June 12, 2017
For Cervical Screening Awareness Week we answer some commonly asked questions around who the procedure is for, and what it involves.
Category: Science blog February 8, 2017
In the second part of our World Cancer Day series, we take a look at cervical cancer rates in different parts of the world. Read on to find out what can be done...
Category: Science blog February 4, 2017
For this year’s World Cancer Day we’re looking at how the rates of 4 types of cancer vary around the world, and why.
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.