A large US study has pinpointed genetic errors that mark out head and neck cancers caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV).
An experimental biopsy procedure appears to be more effective than the current tests in identifying ‘high-risk’ prostate cancers.
Pregnant women who are offered a financial incentive are more likely to quit smoking.
People with persistent heartburn are being urged to visit their GP as it may be a sign of cancer.
People who dismiss their symptoms as trivial or worry about wasting the doctor's time may decide against going to their GP with cancer warning symptoms