Category: Science blog May 30, 2018
How can you tell if there’s more to the latest cancer news than meets the eye? Here are a few tips to help you judge a story for yourself.
Category: Science blog November 1, 2017
Research from the US provides evidence of the harm of patients choosing alternative therapy and declining conventional treatments and the impact on survival.
Category: Science blog September 21, 2017
Answering this question isn’t a simple case of ‘yes’ or ‘no’. It depends on the way that the term ‘cancer’ is defined.
Category: Science blog February 19, 2016
We take a closer look at the contents of the Cancer Act as it now stands, how it has changed, and how it still works to protect patients and the public.
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 May 8, 2015
Hoax emails about cancer risks and treatments are misleading and confusing, so don’t pass them on. Here are the facts behind the claims.
Category: Science blog April 27, 2015
We often see stories in the media about cancer patients who have chosen alternative treatments, either alongside or instead of…
Category: Science blog December 11, 2014
Early career researcher Lydia Le Page blogs about Sense About Science’s new initiative, ‘Ask For Evidence’.
Category: Science blog October 24, 2014
Research published today about sun, weight and diabetes has made for some worrying, or even misleading, headlines.
Category: Science blog July 25, 2012
Right now there isn’t enough reliable evidence to prove that any form of cannabis can effectively treat cancer in patients.