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 June 5, 2014
Rates of anal cancer have quadrupled since the mid-70s, but why? We explore the possible reasons, and ask why the media didn’t cover the story.
Category: Science blog September 2, 2013
In tribute to Anne Szarewski we look at her career and the huge contribution she made to our understanding of the links between HPV and cancer.
Category: Science blog July 5, 2013
Cancer news often gets more attention if a celebrity has been diagnosed, but does this help raise awareness or can the celebrity angle do more harm than good?
Category: Science blog March 6, 2013
Today, leaders from cancer organisations across the world – from Australia to Argentina, and Taiwan to Turkey – have issued…
Category: Science blog November 12, 2012
Despite common (mis)conception that cancer is a ‘modern’ disease of Western society (which we’ve discussed here), well over half of…
Category: Science blog July 31, 2012
Cancer prevention expert Professor Peter Sasieni talks about new research showing the effectiveness of HPV testing in preventing cervical cancer.
Category: Science blog January 23, 2012
It’s mid-January, and while many resolutions will still be going strong, some may have already fallen by the wayside. But…
Category: Science blog December 7, 2011
Can cancer be prevented? Decades of research have shown that a person’s chances of getting cancer depends on a mishmash of…
Category: Science blog October 24, 2011
In this month’s podcast we discuss a new prostate cancer drug that has been licensed in the UK and investigate…