Category: Science blog June 5, 2014
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.
Category: Science blog September 2, 2013
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.
Category: Science blog December 7, 2011
Can cancer be prevented? Decades of research have shown that a person’s chances of getting cancer depends on a mishmash of…
Category: Science blog January 10, 2011
Last night’s BBC Three documentary, presented by actress Jaime Winstone, discusses the newest potential cause of cancer – oral sex….
Category: Science blog November 10, 2010
Our story about how suggested changes to the NHS cervical cancer screening programme, hand in hand with widespread uptake of…
Category: Science blog November 9, 2010
The cervical cancer screening programme has been around since 1988. In that time, it has saved as many as one…
Category: Science blog June 2, 2010
Last week it was viruses, this week it’s vaccines. So, are we really on the verge of a ‘revolutionary vaccine’…
Category: Science blog October 1, 2009
The HPV vaccine, which prevents against the virus that causes cervical cancer, has been in the news this week since…
Category: Science blog March 18, 2009
This week the Welsh Assembly Government announced that its catch-up programme for HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccination is to be sped…
Category: Science blog November 17, 2008
The News of the World claimed today that the Government has opted for the weaker of two possible cervical cancer…