Category: Science blog April 1, 2016
We explore a new study looking at public awareness of the links between alcohol and cancer.
Category: Science blog February 9, 2016
We explore the science behind how alcohol affects and damages our cells, and how this can cause the cells in our bodies to develop into cancer.
Category: Science blog January 8, 2016
We take a detailed look at today’s new Government guidance on alcohol consumption, and how it relates to cancer risk
Category: Science blog January 5, 2016
The third of our Grand Challenge topics asks: can we prevent cancer by studying ‘scars’ in its DNA?
Category: Science blog December 15, 2015
In our latest Google Hangout on Air, in partnership with Science on Google+, we focused on the recent headlines about processed meat and cancer risk.
Category: Science blog November 13, 2015
We explore the reasons behind the nation’s rising rates of mouth cancer.
Category: Science blog July 29, 2015
Our researchers have discovered that relatively small doses of purified resveratrol, a chemical found in red wine, might reduce bowel cancer risk (in mice).
Category: Science blog February 4, 2015
UK cancer rates are increasing. But why? As we publish new stats on ‘lifetime risk’, we look at why rates on the up, and what needs to be done about it.
Category: Science blog January 5, 2015
A recent high-profile news story claimed that cancer was ‘mostly bad luck’. We look at the science behind the claims, and why the headlines were so misleading
Category: Science blog December 26, 2014
Lifestyle factors have caused nearly 600,000 extra cases of cancer in the UK in the past five years – so what can we do about it?