In the news this week: the health risks caused by drinking alcohol and scientists discover a promising drug target for some lung cancers.
Questions are being asked of the tests used to diagnose prostate cancer, and how they can be improved. We cover the latest research, including specialist MRI.
This week’s top story: Around 450,000 women in England weren’t invited for their final breast screening appointment due to an error with NHS computers.
This week a study suggested that chemotherapy courses could be halved for some patients and scientists may have discovered new human organ.
In the news this week: new figures put a number on preventable cancer cases in the UK and blueberry muffins came under fire for their sugar content.
We asked Sharon Hodgson, Labour MP and the Shadow Minister for Public Health, what the Labour Party wants to do to tackle cancer.
In this week’s cancer news: do you know alcohol causes cancer? And desperate measures are being considered around cancer care due to NHS staff shortages.
CRISPR genome editing has received lots of attention and hype, so we took a look at what it really means for the future of cancer research.
In this instalment of our Science Surgery series, we’re tackling a question we were asked on second cancers.
Our top stories this week: testosterone levels and prostate cancer risk, new cervical screening research and detecting oesophageal cancer earlier.