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Why we need to talk more about anal cancer

Category: Science blog June 5, 2014 14 comments

Rates of anal cancer have quadrupled since the mid-70s, but why? We explore the possible reasons, and ask why the media didn’t cover the story.

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A tribute to Anne Szarewski

Category: Science blog September 2, 2013 20 comments

In tribute to Anne Szarewski we look at her career and the huge contribution she made to our understanding of the links between HPV and cancer.

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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…

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BBC Three documentary on oral sex and cancer

Category: Science blog January 10, 2011 5 comments

Last night’s BBC Three documentary, presented by actress Jaime Winstone, discusses the newest potential cause of cancer – oral sex….

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NCRI Conference: Professor Peter Sasieni on HPV vaccination and cervical screening

Category: Science blog November 10, 2010 Comments are closed

Our story about how suggested changes to the NHS cervical cancer screening programme, hand in hand with widespread uptake of…

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NCRI conference: How could the HPV vaccine change cervical screening?

Category: Science blog November 9, 2010 3 comments

The cervical cancer screening programme has been around since 1988. In that time, it has saved as many as one…

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A vaccine to prevent breast cancer? Not just yet

Category: Science blog June 2, 2010 Comments are closed

Last week it was viruses, this week it’s vaccines. So, are we really on the verge of a ‘revolutionary vaccine’…

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HPV vaccine for cervical cancer – information

Category: Science blog October 1, 2009 Comments are closed

The HPV vaccine, which prevents against the virus that causes cervical cancer, has been in the news this week since…

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Behind the Headlines – HPV vaccines and cervical cancer

Category: Science blog March 18, 2009 Comments are closed

This week the Welsh Assembly Government announced that its catch-up programme for HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccination is to be sped…

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Cancer jab scandal? Hardly…

Category: Science blog November 17, 2008 2 comments

The News of the World claimed today that the Government has opted for the weaker of two possible cervical cancer…

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