Cancer news

No increased risk of cancer near Sellafield or Dounreay in recent years

Children, teenagers and young adults living near Sellafield or Dounreay since the 1990s are not at an increased risk of developing cancer.

Queen’s University Belfast researchers’ breakthrough leads to new clinical trial in bowel cancer

Scientists have discovered how two genes cause bowel cancer cells to become resistant to treatments used against the disease.

Major drop in Australian smoking rates

Smoking rates in Australia have fallen 15 per cent over a three-year period that included the introduction of standardised packaging laws

Experimental ‘pulse radiotherapy’ kills cancer cells while sparing healthy tissue

French researchers have developed a new radiation technique that appears to target tumour cells while leaving healthy cells unharmed.

Guest post: Smoking in people with mental health issues

We recently spotted an interesting-looking paper on smoking and mental health, so we asked Suzi Gage – an expert in addiction and mental health who writes...

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