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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.
Blood tests, breath studies and better CT scans could all help detect lung cancers earlier. We investigate the latest research that could inform lung screening.
Researchers are trying to diagnose lung cancer early through screening, and studying if the benefits of early detection outweigh the harms.
The time taken for radiology scans to be analysed and the results reported back to doctors varies widely across England, according to a new report.
Questions are being asked of the tests used to diagnose prostate cancer, and how they can be improved. We cover the latest research, including specialist MRI.
The UK does not have enough radiologists to meet demand, according to a new report.
A shortage of radiologists in Scotland is putting patient safety at risk, doctors have warned.
Using an MRI scan to help diagnose prostate cancer could spare some men from unnecessary invasive biopsies, according to a new study.
NHS services for diagnosing cancer are underfunded, understaffed, and key waiting time targets are being missed
A ‘chronic’ shortage of radiologists is causing wide variation in waiting times for x-ray and scan results, experts claim.