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How exactly does obesity cause cancer? Three leading theories

Category: Science blog November 25, 2015

We explore the science behind how fat causes cancer.

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Mouth cancer rates are increasing, but why?

Category: Science blog November 13, 2015

We explore the reasons behind the nation’s rising rates of mouth cancer.

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NCRI cancer conference day 2: big data, immunotherapy and prizes

Category: Science blog November 3, 2015

We’re back for day two of our highlights from this year’s NCRI cancer conference in Liverpool.

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Processed meat and cancer – what you need to know

Category: Science blog October 26, 2015

Following today’s headlines about processed meat and cancer we ask how much meat is it sensible to eat? And how many cases of cancer are linked to meat?

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A tribute to Professor Jane Wardle

Category: Science blog October 23, 2015

This week, we lost a dear friend, a colleague, a mentor and exceptionally talented researcher – Jane Wardle, one of the UK’s leading health psychologists.

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As seen on TV! Why reducing children’s exposure to junk food marketing is a good idea

Category: Science blog October 11, 2015

To mark World Obesity Day, we explore how junk food marketing affects our diet – particularly in children – and how this relates to obesity and cancer.

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Could making cigarettes less addictive help people stop smoking?

Category: Science blog September 30, 2015

Can reducing the nicotine content of cigarettes help people quit? Or is it a distraction from tried and trusted strategies? We asked an expert.

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