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 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 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 April 20, 2015
We have become aware that scammers are tricking cancer patients and their families into handing over money for ‘cannabis oil’, yet…
Category: Science blog March 24, 2014
From ‘superfoods’ to sharks, we set the record straight on 10 common myths about cancer.
Category: Science blog September 13, 2013
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?
Category: Science blog December 7, 2012
We were concerned to see an article in the Daily Express today asking “Do cancer alternatives really work?” This piece contains factual…
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.
Category: Science blog June 8, 2012
As well as some of the exciting developments from this years’ ASCO cancer conference, we also spotted trial results, presented…