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.
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Scientists in Wales have received £514,000 from Cancer Research UK to develop a new test using Salmonella which aims to detect bowel cancer at an early stage.
An overwhelming majority of parents in Scotland blame price deals that offer extra items for free for tempting people to buy unhealthy food at supermarkets.
Around 115,000 cancer patients in England are diagnosed too late to give them the best chance of survival
News digest – HRT and breast cancer risk, a billion fewer cigarettes and misunderstanding around HPV
In the news this week: hormone replacement therapy has been linked to breast cancer risk even a decade after use.
Cancer treatments can work in lots of different ways, aiming to kill tumour cells or keep them under control. Ideally they cause tumours to shrink, but they can also be...
Around 1.4 billion fewer cigarettes are being smoked every year according to new research funded by Cancer Research UK
Scientists may have found a way to pull down the protective wall that surrounds tumours, potentially re-exposing them to the killing power of the immune system.
News digest – ovarian cancer blood test, obesity in Scotland, cancer waiting times in Wales and statins
In the news this week: our scientists have developed an ovarian cancer blood test that maybe be able to detect cancer two years earlier than current methods.
Tesco Dance Beats involved thousands of Tesco colleagues, members of the public, charity representatives and celebrities, raising £1 million.
There has been an overall increase in early stage cancer detection in Scotland and Simon Armitage has engraved his latest poem on a cancer pill.