The roll-out of mobile NHS scanners will save lives from lung cancer. But staff shortages, stop smoking services and treatment inequalities can't be ignored.
Lung cancer scanning trucks will be rolled out to supermarket car parks across the country in a drive to detect the disease earlier.
The first clinical trial testing Owlstone’s Breath Biopsy® technology on a range of cancer types is now open.
Researchers have launched a clinical trial to develop a breath test, analysing molecules that could indicate the presence of cancer at an early stage.
Blood tests, breath studies and better CT scans could all help detect lung cancers earlier. We investigate the latest research that could inform lung screening.
Researchers are trying to diagnose lung cancer early through screening, and studying if the benefits of early detection outweigh the harms.
It can take up to a year for some bowel cancer patients in the UK to start treatment, according to international research coordinated by Cancer Research UK.
A lack of improvement in early diagnosis rates means cancer survival in England continues to lag behind leading countries, a new report reveals.
Theresa May’s commitment to diagnosing cancers earlier is great news. She’ll need more NHS staff to get there
For the Prime Minister to reach her ambitions of 3 in 4 cancer patients diagnosed early in the next 10 years, NHS staff shortages must be addressed.
Eradicating diseases isn't easy. Here we look at which cancers are preventable, and how detecting cancers earlier could make a difference.