New figures suggest that obesity could top smoking as the biggest preventable cause of cancer in women by 2043. Here’s how we calculated them.
How long do you need to spend in the sun to make enough vitamin D? Cancer Research UK-funded research sheds new light on vitamin D and sun safety.
The Joint Committee for Vaccination and Immunisation has recommended that boys are offered the HPV vaccine. We look at what this could mean and next steps.
We look at how research could help to adapt and improve treatment for older patients, including inclusive clinical trials and pre-habilitation.
The Government has launched its ambition to halve childhood obesity by 2030. To reach this, junk food marketing restrictions must be introduced without delay.
A scientist has proposed a theory for how a common childhood cancer occurs, based on genetic faults and infections.
Headlines today have linked mobile use to brain tumours, but the claims don’t match the study they’re covering.
In this instalment of our Science Surgery series, we explore what gives a cell the potential to become cancerous, and how the body stops this from happening.