Together we will beat cancer


Is being inactive really ‘as bad as smoking’?

Category: Science blog August 15, 2012 1 comment

We look at the science behind misleading headlines saying physical inactivity is ‘as bad as smoking’.

Read More

News digest – abiraterone, childhood brain tumours, exercise and more

Category: Science blog February 4, 2012 Comments are closed

It was a yet another big week for cancer-related news, and not all of it good. To save you from…

Read More

The causes of cancer you can control

Category: Science blog December 7, 2011 63 comments

Can cancer be prevented? Decades of research have shown that a person’s chances of getting cancer depends on a mishmash of…

Read More

UN meeting on non-communicable diseases was only a partial success

Category: Science blog November 14, 2011 Comments are closed

We share our thoughts following a big UN meeting about several diseases, including cancer – what was discussed and how could it be improved?

Read More

Fighting ‘active fat’

Category: Science blog October 7, 2011 Comments are closed

Following on from Yinka’s post on the growing issues of obesity in the UK, this week we’re launching our Active…

Read More

Expert Opinion: Professor Jack Cuzick

Category: Science blog July 1, 2011 3 comments

Will we ever be able to ‘pop a pill’ to stop cancer developing? In our latest expert interview, we talked…

Read More

The Government’s Responsibility Deal – our view

Category: Science blog March 15, 2011 1 comment

Below is the text of a letter that we’ve sent to Andrew Lansley – secretary of state for health –…

Read More

Healthy resolutions 2011 – our interactive lifestyle tool

Category: Science blog January 17, 2011 Comments are closed

New year’s resolutions: easy to make, hard to keep. Yours might even have fallen by the wayside already, or a…

Read More

Being physically active can help reduce the risk of womb cancer

Category: Science blog September 29, 2010 Comments are closed

Keeping active is great for your health. It keeps excess fat at bay, gives you a rush of mood-enhancing endorphins,…

Read More

Kate Pickett on the nation’s health – why can’t we close the gap between rich and poor?

Category: Science blog September 21, 2010 Comments are closed

Professor Kate Pickett is a Cancer Research UK-funded health researcher, and co-author of  The Spirit Level. In this guest blog…

Read More