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.
Developing radical new strategies and technologies to detect cancer at its earliest stage is the bold ambition of a new transatlantic research alliance.
Diagnosing cancer at its earliest and most treatable stages is vital to help more people survive their cancer. But it requires having enough NHS staff in place.
Around 115,000 cancer patients in England are diagnosed too late to give them the best chance of survival
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.