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.
Non Hodgkin Lymphoma
Using ultrasound technology to liquefy cancer cells is just one of the projects at the new £13 million Cancer Research UK Convergence Science Centre.
In the news this week: The government sets a smokefree target of 2030 for England and can eating fish reduce your risk of bowel cancer?
A targeted drug for advanced ovarian cancer will be more widely available for certain patients on the NHS in England.
The Government proposes some new and old ways to prevent disease.
News digest – soaring skin cancer rates, breast milk, 5G and does eating insects really protect against cancer?
In the news this week: soaring melanoma skin cancer rates in younger adults and does eating insects really protect against cancer?
Cancer Research UK raised £540m in fundraising income in the last financial year, in one of its most successful fundraising years so far.
Some patients with advanced breast cancer will now have access to a new drug combo on the NHS in England – after the NICE reversed its initial decision
News digest – sugary drinks, vagina bacteria, NHS info through Amazon’s Alexa and ‘War in the Blood’
In the news this week: a potential link between sugary drinks and cancer and the NHS teams up with Amazon Alexa to provide accessible health information.
Cancer can affect any age group but we see many more cases in older people.