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5 persistent myths about the causes of breast cancer

The good news is there’s no reason to be concerned about deodorants, bras, plastics and milk when it comes to breast cancer risk.

News digest – NHS waiting times, childhood obesity, golden drugs, and… at-home genetic tests?

NHS behind on waiting times, childhood obesity, golden drugs showing promise, and… at-home genetic tests? Here's our weekly news digest.

8 new challenges between us and beating cancer

We launch phase 2 of our Grand Challenge with 8 of the biggest questions in cancer research.

Alcohol and breast cancer – how big is the risk?

A new report on breast cancer risk has made the headlines - but what does the evidence say?

World Cancer Day 2017: there are 2 types of oesophageal cancer, and they affect the world in different ways

In the last of our World Cancer Day series, we explore how oesophageal cancer affects different areas of the world, and look at the reasons behind climbing rates of this...

World Cancer Day 2017: liver cancer, a global challenge thanks to viruses and alcohol

In part 3 of our World Cancer Day series, we take a look at how liver cancer affects different regions across the world.

Science can help your New Year’s resolutions stick

We all make New Year's resolutions to feel healthier, so how can science help us make them stick?

Pancreatic cancer and diabetes – a cellular case of chicken and egg

Diabetes and pancreatic cancer are linked, but how?

135,000 alcohol-related cancer deaths predicted by 2035

Alcohol will cause around 135,000 cancer deaths over the next 20 years and will cost the NHS an estimated £2 billion in treatments according to a new report.

10 things you might not know about alcohol and cancer

For alcohol awareness week we're tackling some of the most frequently asked questions about alcohol and cancer.

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