Category: Science blog May 8, 2017
For Sun Awareness Week we’re tackling 10 persistent sun safety myths, and encouraging people to think about how they can stay safe in the sun.
Category: Science blog August 25, 2016
New research has uncovered a possible explanation for why some cancers are more common than others, we explore the details.
Category: Science blog June 10, 2016
We clear up 12 common myths around sun safety to help you keep your skin healthy and reduce your risk of serious damage.
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 January 5, 2016
The third of our Grand Challenge topics asks: can we prevent cancer by studying ‘scars’ in its DNA?
Category: Science blog May 18, 2015
As a new report suggests not all sunscreens do what they say on the bottle, we look at the best ways to enjoy the sun safely
Category: Science blog May 15, 2015
This morning’s headlines about vitamin B3 and skin cancer were a little over the top. Here are our thoughts on the research behind the story
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?