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.
The good news is there’s no reason to be concerned about deodorants, bras, plastics and milk when it comes to breast cancer risk.
A new study has estimated the ages at which women with faults in two particular genes are most at risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer.
New research predicts that 2 in 3 cancers are ‘due to bad luck’, we look at why the story is a bit more complicated than that.
We explore how clinical trials are run, and hear from a patient about what it's like taking part in a cancer clinical trial.
Recent research has reinforced the need for all women with ovarian cancer to receive genetic testing, but they aren't. We explore why.
We explore a new revolutionary gene editing technology called CRISPR that's taking labs by storm as scientists look to understand the genetics behind cancer.
Women who carry an inherited fault in the gene BRIP1 are over three times more likely to develop ovarian cancer than those without the fault.
Experts have reported an increase in preventative double mastectomies since Angelina Jolie announced that she had undergone the procedure in 2013.
The coverage of actress Angelina Jolie’s decision to have a double mastectomy led to improved knowledge of breast reconstruction surgery among women.