We don’t always know why never-smokers develop lung cancer, but the data suggests that genetics play a role, as well as environmental or occupational exposures.
US researchers have released a report linking high doses of the radiation given off by mobile phones to increased risk of heart tumours in male rats.
The world’s largest tobacco company has launched a campaign to encourage people in the UK to quit smoking tobacco. But if they really wanted to make that happen, they’d stop making cigarettes, says our senior policy manager.
The time it takes for cancer to develop will vary from tumour to tumour. But, on the whole, it’s slower than you might expect, as this science surgery post explains.
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.