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.
Causes Of Cancer
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?
Transgender women undergoing hormone treatment have an increased risk of breast cancer compared to cisgender men, new research suggests.
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...
There's no convincing evidence that artificial sweeteners increase cancer risk. But can they help weight loss? We take a look at the latest research.
We answer 5 common questions about heated tobacco products, from what's in them and if they're safe to whether they can help someone quit smoking.
Three new teams funded through our Grand Challenge are about to embark on research projects focusing on the microbiome, faulty genes and chronic inflammation.
The results from the European EPIC have shaped our understanding of diet and cancer.
We don't always know why never-smokers develop lung cancer, but the data suggests that genetics play a role, as well as environmental or occupational exposures.
US researchers have released a report linking high doses of the radiation given off by mobile phones to increased risk of heart tumours in male rats.
The time it takes for cancer to develop will vary from tumour to tumour. But, on the whole, it’s slower than you might expect, as this science surgery post explains.