National and international developments in cancer, health and policy. Produced in collaboration with the Press Association unless otherwise stated.
New voluntary guidelines have been released to help reduce the amount of sugar in foods eaten by children by 2020.
Survival in women who have less invasive surgery for early-stage womb cancer is just as good as traditional surgery.
Waiting times for cancer patients in Scotland have been described as ‘unacceptable’ after new figures show that a key target has again been missed.
Smoking rates have fallen globally since the World Health Organisation (WHO) introduced a treaty aimed at reducing tobacco demand, according to a new study.
Using chemotherapy alongside radiotherapy can extend the lives of elderly patients with glioblastoma, according to a Canadian study.