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Expert Opinion: Professor Herbie Newell

Category: Science blog March 22, 2011 Comments are closed

Continuing our ‘Expert Opinion’ series, we interview Professor Herbie Newell, to discover his vision of the future for cancer treatment….

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BBC Three documentary on oral sex and cancer

Category: Science blog January 10, 2011 5 comments

Last night’s BBC Three documentary, presented by actress Jaime Winstone, discusses the newest potential cause of cancer – oral sex….

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Podcast: cervical cancer screening, prostate cancer treatment, lung surgery rates and a big day out at Westminster

Category: Science blog November 19, 2010 1 comment

We’re thinking of changing or stopping our monthly podcasts – but we need to know what you think. Please leave…

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NCRI Conference: Professor Peter Sasieni on HPV vaccination and cervical screening

Category: Science blog November 10, 2010 Comments are closed

Our story about how suggested changes to the NHS cervical cancer screening programme, hand in hand with widespread uptake of…

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February podcast is here

Category: Science blog February 1, 2010 Comments are closed

In the February podcast we find out how scientists may have found an unexpected use for so-called “junk” DNA, and…

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Measuring the ‘Jade effect’

Category: Science blog June 12, 2009 Comments are closed

A couple of weeks ago we wrote about a survey being run by scientists at the Cancer Research UK-funded UCL…

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Communicating the results of cervical screening – room for improvement?

Category: Science blog May 12, 2009 Comments are closed

According to reports, the death of Jade Goody from cervical cancer has made many more women aware that cervical screening…

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Has Jade Goody’s death affected people’s attitudes to cancer?

Category: Science blog May 5, 2009 Comments are closed

Now that the photographers and TV crews have packed away their cameras, it’s time to take a look at the…

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Behind the Headlines – HPV vaccines and cervical cancer

Category: Science blog March 18, 2009 Comments are closed

This week the Welsh Assembly Government announced that its catch-up programme for HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccination is to be sped…

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Jade Goody and cervical screening

Category: Science blog February 5, 2009 24 comments

This week has seen intense media coverage of Jade Goody’s struggle with cervical cancer. Jade, who sadly was diagnosed with…

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