Bowel cancer rates are increasing in adults aged between 20 and 50, according to data from 2 big studies published this week. But what’s behind the increase?
How does bacon cause cancer? New research shows that moderate processed and red meat eating increases bowel cancer risk.
We find out how stem cells could provide clues to how bowel cancer develops.
Category: Science blog October 31, 2017
Find out the burning questions some of our researchers want to answer as they set up their own research teams for the first time.
Category: Science blog October 26, 2017
A world-first data report could help us understand whether cancer patients are getting the most appropriate treatments for them.
Eating 90 grams of wholegrains a day reduces the risk of bowel cancer by 17%, according to a new report.
Category: Science blog March 9, 2017
New research by our scientists may have found a way to target a faulty cell suicide pathway in cancer.
Combining new ways to measure molecules could lead to the most accurate picture of tumours ever created. We explore the science behind the approach.
A one-off screening test can cut bowel cancer risk for at least 17 years.
Category: Science blog February 14, 2017
Our new report looks at what GPs know about offering tamoxifen and aspirin to lower the risk of, or prevent, certain cancers.