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?
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
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
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
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?
Category: Science blog October 24, 2014
Research published today about sun, weight and diabetes has made for some worrying, or even misleading, headlines.