Category: Science blog July 12, 2019
Cancer can affect any age group but we see many more cases in older people.
Category: Science blog May 15, 2019
Older patients with advanced oesophageal and stomach cancers might benefit from low dose treatment, according to our unpublished clinical trial results.
Category: Science blog July 16, 2018
We look at how research could help to adapt and improve treatment for older patients, including inclusive clinical trials and pre-habilitation.
Category: Science blog June 20, 2018
Age is the single biggest risk factor for cancer. We explore why age increases the risk of cancer and what it means.
Category: Science blog October 12, 2017
The good news is there’s no reason to be concerned about deodorants, bras, plastics and milk when it comes to breast cancer risk.
Category: Science blog August 25, 2016
New research has uncovered a possible explanation for why some cancers are more common than others, we explore the details.
Category: Science blog December 9, 2014
A new report has launched looking at what we know, and what we still need to understand, about cancer and older people in the UK – we look at the findings.
Category: Science blog June 9, 2014
To mark cervical screening awareness week we explore the evidence on how the programme could be improved to prevent more cases of cervical cancer in the future.
Category: Science blog September 21, 2012
A new report published today – and widely covered in the media – raises difficult questions about how cancers are diagnosed…
Category: Science blog February 16, 2011
A new study published in the British Journal of Cancer today sheds some light on why older women with breast…