Cancer news

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

Mobile phone use 'not linked to brain tumours'

A new study has found no increase in the incidence of brain tumours during the years following the introduction of mobile phones in Nordic countries.

Fashion conscious Brits think wearing socks & sandals is more of a summer fashion faux pas than sunburn

Fashion-loving Brits have denounced 'socks and sandals' as the ultimate summer fashion faux pas, in a poll to celebrate the launch of 'Fashion Forecast' from Cancer...

Joint campaign highlights dangers of 'spare tyres'

Cancer Research UK has joined forces with the British Heart Foundation and Diabetes UK to raise awareness of carrying excess weight around the waist.