Category: Science blog March 26, 2014
50 years ago three scientists published their findings on the first human virus that can cause cancer – read the story of Epstein-Barr virus.
Category: Science blog March 7, 2014
In the next in our Cancer and Infections series, we look at the stomach bug H. pylori and how it’s linked with cancer.
Category: Science blog February 26, 2014
Can you catch cancer? The answer is no, but you can pick up an infection that increases the chances of developing certain types.
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 June 28, 2013
Could a fatty diet alter the bacteria in your gut, causing them to secrete a chemical that can cause liver cancer?
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 May 12, 2012
We launched a clinical trial (press release) to test whether curcumin – an extract from the curry spice turmeric –…