For almost all skin cancers, the environmental carcinogen is sunlight, according to Professor Richard Marais. Here’s how scientists uncovered the link.
How long do you need to spend in the sun to make enough vitamin D? Cancer Research UK-funded research sheds new light on vitamin D and sun safety.
Our new research shows that more than 135,000 cases of cancer could be prevented in the UK each year largely through lifestyle changes.
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 January 5, 2016
The third of our Grand Challenge topics asks: can we prevent cancer by studying ‘scars’ in its DNA?
As a new report suggests not all sunscreens do what they say on the bottle, we look at the best ways to enjoy the sun safely
This morning’s headlines about vitamin B3 and skin cancer were a little over the top. Here are our thoughts on the research behind the story