The latest news in cancer research, health and policy by Cancer Research UK.
We cover developments in cancer treatments, research into cancer risk and diagnosis as well as the latest cancer science stories. You'll also find analysis and comment on health and cancer policy.
Cancer Prevention And Causes
Taking an anti-acid reflux medication together with a low dose of aspirin can prevent oesophageal cancer in people with a high risk of the disease.
Scientists have demonstrated for the first time the ‘perfect storm’ of conditions that cells need to start forming cancer.
The world’s largest ever clinical trial looking at whether taking aspirin stops some of the most common cancers coming back, launches across the UK today.
Women who’ve used the contraceptive pill have a reduced risk of womb cancer for more than 30 years after coming off it.
The benefits of a high-fibre diet in reducing bowel cancer risk could be due to its effects on gut bacteria, according to a preliminary international study.
Prostate cells that look normal under the microscope may be hiding genetic mutations that could develop into cancer, according to new research.
Scientists have shown that sunscreen cannot be relied upon alone to prevent malignant melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer.