Category: Science blog July 18, 2018
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.
Category: Science blog April 6, 2018
Following our research on how lifestyle affects cancer risk, we look at how research into vaccines, screening and drugs could also help prevent cancers.
Category: Science blog November 10, 2017
New research shows women who have had the HPV vaccine may only need 3 cervical screens in their entire life, rather than the 12 that are standard in the UK.
Category: Science blog June 12, 2017
For Cervical Screening Awareness Week we answer some commonly asked questions around who the procedure is for, and what it involves.
Category: Science blog February 8, 2017
In the second part of our World Cancer Day series, we take a look at cervical cancer rates in different parts of the world. Read on to find out what can be done to prevent the disease in the future.
Category: Science blog February 4, 2017
For this year’s World Cancer Day we’re looking at how the rates of 4 types of cancer vary around the world, and why.
Category: Science blog February 4, 2016
To mark World Cancer Day, we take a look at how our discoveries over the decades are helping cancer patients all over the world right now.
Category: Science blog November 13, 2015
We explore the reasons behind the nation’s rising rates of mouth cancer.
Category: Science blog September 16, 2014
In the latest instalment of our cancer and infections series, we explore the history behind the cancer-causing human papillomavirus.
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.