The minister for life sciences has unveiled £13.7 million of funding for ‘stratified medicine’ research through the Medical Research Council.
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.