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 social stigmas and myths surrounding the human papilloma virus (HPV) could make women anxious, putting them off cervical screening
More than 150,000 cervical screening samples were waiting to be tested by NHS laboratories across England last year, according to a report.
We answer 5 common questions about heated tobacco products, from what's in them and if they're safe to whether they can help someone quit smoking.
Cervical cancer rates are predicted to fall following the introduction of HPV primary screening this year.
Scientists have created the most comprehensive method yet to predict a woman’s risk of breast cancer, according to a study by Cancer Research UK.
Only around a fifth of women at higher risk of developing breast cancer think they need to take a drug proven to help prevent the disease.
A lack of improvement in early diagnosis rates means cancer survival in England continues to lag behind leading countries, a new report reveals.
By 2023 only 1 in 10 adults in England will smoke, according to predictions from Public Health England.
Eradicating diseases isn't easy. Here we look at which cancers are preventable, and how detecting cancers earlier could make a difference.