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.
Cancer can affect any age group but we see many more cases in older people.
According to new research published by Race for Life today, nearly half (47%) of people diagnosed with cancer said they found it hard to ask for help.
Show your kids how to stay safe in the sun: British parents protect their children but neglect their own sun protection
Research from NIVEA SUN and Cancer Research UK reveals the extent of parents’ confusion around sun protection, and the potential harm to their health.
Our new research shows that more than 135,000 cases of cancer could be prevented in the UK each year largely through lifestyle changes.
GPs say that more than 1 in 5 cancer patients in England experience an avoidable delay in their diagnosis.
A world-first data report could help us understand whether cancer patients are getting the most appropriate treatments for them.
Publishing national chemotherapy data has helped NHS hospitals make changes that should improve treatment
A year on from a big data report and some hospitals have changed how they discuss some aspects of treatment, including palliative care.
We speak to Cindy Billingham, lead statistician on the National Lung Matrix Trial, about what her job involves.