Cancer Research UK on Google+ Cancer Research UK on Facebook Cancer Research UK on Twitter
Donate

Let's beat cancer sooner

The UK’s pick ‘n’ mix approach to children’s obesity is missing a trick

Category: Science blog August 18, 2017 1 comment

Public Health England is cracking down on the hidden calories in food and drink. It’s another step towards tackling the UK’s children’s obesity epidemic.

Read More

News digest – NHS waiting times, childhood obesity, golden drugs, and… at-home genetic tests?

Category: Science blog August 12, 2017 0 comments

NHS behind on waiting times, childhood obesity, golden drugs showing promise, and… at-home genetic tests? Here’s our weekly news digest.

Read More

News digest – late smear test results, dogs on prescription, cancer gene map, and… salmon sperm sunscreen?

Category: Science blog July 29, 2017 0 comments

Too many women receiving their smear test results late, dogs on prescription, study produces map of cancer genes, and… what’s this about salmon sperm sunscr...

Read More

News digest – Frozen needles, a smokefree UK, microbubbles and… breaking cancer’s ‘legs’?

Category: Science blog July 1, 2017 1 comment

Frozen needles, a smokefree UK, microbubbles and how scientists in the US are trying to break cancer cells’ ‘legs’. Here’s our weekly news report.

Read More

The UK is 10 years smoke-free and there’s more at stake than just clean-smelling clothes

Category: Science blog July 1, 2017 1 comment

It’s 10 years since a trip to your local would leave you smelling like an ashtray – find out how our health has changed, and what more we need to do.

Read More

8 new challenges between us and beating cancer

Category: Science blog June 22, 2017 0 comments

This entry is part 16 of 16 in the series Grand Challenge

We launch phase 2 of our Grand Challenge with 8 of the biggest questions in cancer research.

Read More

World No Tobacco Day: Why tobacco remains a global threat

Category: Science blog May 31, 2017 0 comments

This World No Tobacco Day 2017, we’re taking a look at how tobacco poses one of the most urgent challenges of our time, and what can be done to curb the epide...

Read More

Science Surgery: ‘What factors lead to a cell becoming cancerous?’

Category: Science blog May 26, 2017 4 comments

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Science Surgery

Our Science Surgery series answers your cancer science questions. Read our answer to Patrick’s question.

Read More

Alcohol and breast cancer – how big is the risk?

Category: Science blog May 25, 2017 8 comments

A new report on breast cancer risk has made the headlines – but what does the evidence say?

Read More

Sugar and cancer – what you need to know

Category: Science blog May 15, 2017 35 comments

We tackle the myth that sugar ‘feeds’ cancer cells, and explore how the amount of sugar in our diets is cause for concern due to obesity.

Read More