From today (Saturday), all tobacco products sold in the UK will come in plain standardised packaging.
In a revolutionary first, Cancer Research UK-funded scientists will test whether the Zika virus can destroy brain tumour cells.
Patients who take capecitabine after surgery for bile duct cancer live for almost a year and a half longer than those not given the drug.
If smoking rates dropped to five per cent in the UK by 2035, the NHS could save £67million in just one year.
Scientists are to examine whether identifying patterns in medication given to patients before they develop cancer could improve early diagnosis.