National and international developments in cancer, health and policy. Produced in collaboration with the Press Association unless otherwise stated.
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.
Plans to create an additional affordability test for medicines available on the NHS have been labelled ‘unacceptable’ by charities and politicians.