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Diesel emissions – an emerging public health issue?

As experts call for more research into the influence of diesel emissions on lung cancer rates in non-smokers, we take a look at the state of the evidence.

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Mouth cancer rates are increasing, but why?

We explore the reasons behind the nation’s rising rates of mouth cancer.

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Unacceptable cancer waiting times are testing patients’ patience

Today’s new data on cancer waiting times paint an alarming picture – we take a detailed look at what the statistics show.

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New data on how patients are diagnosed – what does it tell us?

We look at welcome new stats published today, show that the number of cancer patients diagnosed in an emergency is falling.

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Five reasons the UK must diagnose cancer earlier – and four ways to do it

We look at the latest figures showing how earlier diagnosis of cancer could save lives.

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Cancer survival in England is improving – but still lagging behind similar countries

We explore new data showing that cancer survival in England remains lower than countries with similar healthcare systems.

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The NCIN conference – ‘learning more, researching more, and translating more into practice’

We look at the hot topics that were discussed at last month’s National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) ‘Cancer Outcomes’ conference in Belfast.

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Cancer waiting time targets – simply not good enough

Today’s new cancer waiting time data are the worst since records began, and paint a gloomy picture of deteriorating cancer services. We take a closer look.

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Diagnosing cancer earlier – the latest research from the 2015 NAEDI conference

We pick the highlights from this year’s National Awareness and Early Diagnosis Initiative (NAEDI) conference.

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Why are cancer rates increasing?

Half of us in the UK will hear the words “you have cancer” at some point in our lives. But why? We look at why rates are on the up, and what can be done.

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