In the news this week: NHS staff shortages could reach 350,000 by 2030 and an error meant almost 50,000 women weren’t sent cervical screening letters.
We don’t always know why never-smokers develop lung cancer, but the data suggests that genetics play a role, as well as environmental or occupational exposures.
Rachel, from East Sussex, shares how her sister Thekla’s breast cancer diagnosis has affected the family so far.
Our new report estimates the number of cancer staff the NHS will need in the future so that people with cancer receive the best possible care.
In the news this week: sleeping patterns and breast cancer risk, developments in a brain tumour liquid biopsy and a proposed red meat tax.
Our scientists have shown it’s possible to detect brain tumour DNA in the liquid surrounding the brain using a cheap technique.
In the news this week: using Turing’s codebreaking to develop personalised cancer treatments and misleading headlines linking mobile phones to cancer.
US researchers have released a report linking high doses of the radiation given off by mobile phones to increased risk of heart tumours in male rats.
We find out how stem cells could provide clues to how bowel cancer develops.
In the news this week: promising clinical trial results from ESMO 2018 and we call out an anti-smoking campaign’s hypocrisy.