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.
Health Service Policy
We look at the most important areas that parties need to focus on to tackle cancer ahead of the General Election.
NHS England aims for an extra 5,000 people each year to survive cancer by 2019, a new report claims.
Plans to create an additional affordability test for medicines available on the NHS have been labelled ‘unacceptable’ by charities and politicians.
Additional funding for social care and investment in new research training placements have been announced in the Spring Budget.
A one-off screening test can cut bowel cancer risk for at least 17 years.
The ’62 day’ waiting time target for cancer patients in England has been missed again, marking 3 years since the target was last met.
NICE has published draft guidance stating that the breast cancer drug trastuzumab emtansine (also known as Kadcyla) won't be routinely available through the NHS
Spending plans for new investment in NHS radiotherapy machines and £200m to improve local cancer services in England have been announced.
For International Day of Radiology we caught up with Dr Nisha Sharma, a breast imaging radiologist, to shed some light on what radiology is all about.