In this week’s news: why a ‘universal cancer test’ is not yet ready for patients and the UK’s largest ever lung cancer screening study will open next year.
In the news this week: cancer survival in England is still lagging behind the best and a second immunotherapy drug is made available for advanced skin cancer on the NHS.
In the news this week: more NHS patients will receive immunotherapy and we explain why a sugar supplement isn’t a proven cancer treatment just yet.
In the news this week: NHS staff shortages could reach 350,000 by 2030 and an error meant almost 50,000 women weren’t sent cervical screening letters.
In the news this week: sleeping patterns and breast cancer risk, developments in a brain tumour liquid biopsy and a proposed red meat tax.
In the news this week: using Turing’s codebreaking to develop personalised cancer treatments and misleading headlines linking mobile phones to cancer.
In the news this week: promising clinical trial results from ESMO 2018 and we call out an anti-smoking campaign’s hypocrisy.
In the news this week: drug approvals could be delayed by a ‘no-deal’ Brexit and scientists investigating DNA faults have uncovered some surprising results.
In the news this week: cases of severe obesity in year 6 pupils hits record high and people under 25 are drinking less alcohol.
In the news this week: Nobel Prize for Medicine awarded to scientists who laid the groundwork for cancer immunotherapy.