A cancer blood test is in the news today, but it’s too early to say if it will work. We take a look at what questions still need to be answered.
GPs say that more than 1 in 5 cancer patients in England experience an avoidable delay in their diagnosis.
The NHS Cancer Workforce Plan lays out new promises to boost staff numbers in diagnosis and treatment.
NHS chief, Simon Stevens, has made a string of announcements that he says will help the NHS in England diagnose cancers earlier and improve cancer services.
New research shows women who have had the HPV vaccine may only need 3 cervical screens in their entire life, rather than the 12 that are standard in the UK.
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.
A patient was diagnosed and treated for a brain tumour 8 days after seeing her optician with symptoms. The approach could speed up diagnosis.
In this week’s news a drug was approved for some lung cancer patients in England, and vaping could be a big piece of the quitting smoking puzzle.
Professor Jack Cuzick has received our Lifetime Achievement Award for his work on cancer prevention and detection.