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.
In the news this week: record numbers of people beating breast cancer and long-term benefits of melanoma immunotherapy revealed.
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.
In the news this week: an ‘electronic nose’ could help predict who may benefit from lung cancer immunotherapy.
In the news this week: cancer survival in the UK is increasing, despite having the lowest rate compared to other high-income countries.
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.
In the news this week: hormone replacement therapy has been linked to breast cancer risk even a decade after use.
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.
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.
£250 million towards an AI lab for the NHS and an experimental breast cancer blood test detects early disease.