New survival figures have revealed some encouraging trends around the world. But they also highlight how much progress still needs to be made in the UK.
Cancer can affect any age group but we see many more cases in older people.
Our new research shows that more than 135,000 cases of cancer could be prevented in the UK each year largely through lifestyle changes.
GPs say that more than 1 in 5 cancer patients in England experience an avoidable delay in their diagnosis.
A world-first data report could help us understand whether cancer patients are getting the most appropriate treatments for them.
A year on from a big data report and some hospitals have changed how they discuss some aspects of treatment, including palliative care.
We speak to Cindy Billingham, lead statistician on the National Lung Matrix Trial, about what her job involves.
We look at the possible reasons behind the recent rise in kidney cancer rates.
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.
The UK’s data on cancer leads the world, and we should be telling people about that.