In the news this week: cases of severe obesity in year 6 pupils hits record high and people under 25 are drinking less alcohol.
With two complex CAR T immunotherapies now approved on the NHS in England, we look at how the health service has had to react to these exciting new treatments.
For the Prime Minister to reach her ambitions of 3 in 4 cancer patients diagnosed early in the next 10 years, NHS staff shortages must be addressed.
Dr James Allison and Professor Tasuku Honjo have been given a Nobel Prize for revolutionising our understanding of how the immune system sees cancer.
In the news this week: Obesity is set to overtake smoking as the biggest preventable cause of cancer in women.
We’re launching a new Children’s Brain Tumour Centre of Excellence to speed up the discovery of new treatments for children with brain tumours.
An expert committee has recommended that the HPV vaccine should be given to boys as well as girls.
Thanks to a trial we supported, people with a type of brain tumour now have a new treatment option – a chemotherapy we developed.
The Government’s childhood obesity plan was updated this week, and there were calls for the HPV vaccine to be given to boys. Find out more in our weekly news digest.
The new NHS England funding boost from the Prime Minister needs to focus on staff shortages to make a difference in cancer care.