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Alternative cancer therapies: the potential impact on survival

Research from the US provides evidence of the harm of patients choosing alternative therapy and declining conventional treatments and the impact on survival.

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The 1939 Cancer Act: What is it, what does it do, and is it ‘suppressing the cure’?

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.

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‘Johns Hopkins’ cancer update emails are a hoax

Hoax emails about cancer risks and treatments are misleading and confusing, so don’t pass them on. Here are the facts behind the claims.

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Alternative therapies: what’s the harm?

We often see stories in the media about cancer patients who have chosen alternative treatments, either alongside or instead of…

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An important message for cancer patients: Beware the ‘cannabis oil’ scammers

We have become aware that scammers are tricking cancer patients and their families into handing over money for ‘cannabis oil’, yet…

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Don’t believe the hype – 10 persistent cancer myths debunked

From ‘superfoods’ to sharks, we set the record straight on 10 common myths about cancer.

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Miracle cancer cures? Ask for evidence

We’ve all seen those headlines reporting a new cure for cancer, but do you know fact from fiction and how to ask for evidence?

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Alternative cancer treatment claims in the media are damaging and misleading

We were concerned to see an article in the Daily Express today asking “Do cancer alternatives really work?” This piece contains factual…

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Cannabis, cannabinoids and cancer – the evidence so far

Right now there isn’t enough reliable evidence to prove that any form of cannabis can effectively treat cancer in patients.

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Ginseng for cancer fatigue? The jury’s still out

As well as some of the exciting developments from this years’ ASCO cancer conference, we also spotted trial results, presented…

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