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News digest –  Dame Sally Davies, lung cancer predictions, fast food packaging and CRISPR

Taking blood during surgery could help scientists decide how likely lung cancer is to return after surgery, and Dame Sally Davies tackles childhood obesity in her final report as chief medical officer.

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News digest – breast cancer survival, melanoma immunotherapy, red meat and cigarette warnings 

In the news this week: record numbers of people beating breast cancer and long-term benefits of melanoma immunotherapy revealed.

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News digest – alcohol pricing success, cancer treatment experience, European drug approval and garlic

In the news this week: a new breed of cancer drug is approved in Europe and minimum pricing of alcohol in Scotland is cutting drinking rates.

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News digest – ‘sugar tax’ success, Scottish drug decisions, smoking rates and an ‘electronic nose’

In the news this week: an ‘electronic nose’ could help predict who may benefit from lung cancer immunotherapy.

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News digest – cancer survival comparisons, NHS nurse shortages, antibiotics and chicken?

In the news this week: cancer survival in the UK is increasing, despite having the lowest rate compared to other high-income countries.

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News digest – NHS staff shortages, ‘snack tax’, cancer cell ‘sleep mode’ and PTSD

In the news this week: our figures show how NHS staff shortages are undermining ambitions to diagnose cancer early and parents in Scotland support restrictions on junk food price promotions.

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News digest – HRT and breast cancer risk, a billion fewer cigarettes and misunderstanding around HPV

In the news this week: hormone replacement therapy has been linked to breast cancer risk even a decade after use.

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News digest – ovarian cancer blood test, obesity in Scotland, cancer waiting times in Wales and statins

In the news this week: our scientists have developed an ovarian cancer blood test that maybe be able to detect cancer two years earlier than current methods.

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News digest – early diagnosis, fighting talk, bladder cancer deaths, and a poem on a pill

There has been an overall increase in early stage cancer detection in Scotland and Simon Armitage has engraved his latest poem on a cancer pill.

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News digest – personalised breast cancer blood test, AI funding boost, ‘calorie tax’ and burgers

£250 million towards an AI lab for the NHS and an experimental breast cancer blood test detects early disease.

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