Cancer In The News
News digest – Tessa Jowell, cervical screening ‘embarrassment’, modified flu virus and… monkey clones?
In this week's news: Women don’t turn up to smear tests due to embarrassment and Tessa Jowell spoke about her brain tumour diagnosis.
We spoke to Professor Margaret Frame, from the Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre, about her OBE for her contribution to cancer research.
A cancer blood test is in the news today, but it's too early to say if it will work. We take a look at what questions still need to be answered.
In this week’s cancer news: do you know alcohol causes cancer? And desperate measures are being considered around cancer care due to NHS staff shortages.
Our scientists have found that faults in BRCA genes don’t affect survival in young women with breast cancer, which could help inform treatment decisions.
2017’s most Googled health question was ‘What is cancer?’. So what really is it? This blog post delves into the details.
A leaked hospital memo suggested that chemotherapy treatment could be delayed for cancer patients due to staff shortages. This is totally unacceptable.
New figures suggesting how many people go on to become daily smokers after trying a cigarette showcase the need to prevent tobacco experimentation.
Our researcher, Professor Caroline Dive, has received a CBE in this year's New Year's Honours list. We spoke to her about her outstanding career.