Cancer In The News
NHS England announced plans to fast track “revolutionary” new cancer drugs. But there’s still some way to go before these drugs might reach patients.
In the news this week: NHS waiting times for cancer treatment ‘continue to spiral downwards’.
The 2019 ASCO conference news highlights: a year of progress with targeted drugs trialled in prostate, pancreatic, breast and lung cancers.
Bowel cancer rates are increasing in adults aged between 20 and 50, according to data from 2 big studies published this week. But what's behind the increase?
Research today asked: ‘How many cigarettes are in a bottle of wine?’ But how these stats might now affect the way people view drinking remains to be seen.
Hot drinks have hit headlines today, with new research sparking claims that hot tea ‘doubles the risk of oesophageal cancer’. But how hot is hot? And are the headlines...
In this week’s news: breast screening rates in the UK fall to the lowest in 10 years and a new report looks at vaping in young people.
News digest – unhealthy food tax, NICE decisions, fertility and an experimental cervical cancer test
In the news this week: a new experimental cervical cancer test and England’s top doctor calls for a tax on unhealthy foods.
A new cervical cancer test is big news this week. The science behind the headlines is exciting, but the test is a long way from being used in cervical screening.
‘Universal fingerprint’ in cancer DNA points to potential blood test. But it’s not ready for patients
A '10 minute cancer test’ is big news today. The science behind the headlines is exciting, but the test is a long way from being used to diagnose cancer.