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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. 

Sun & Uv

MPs back ban on under-18 sunbed use

A Bill to prevent under-18s from using tanning salons has cleared its stages in the House of Commons.

Men's skin cancer death rates double in last 30 years

The rates of men dying from malignant melanoma - the deadliest form of skin cancer - have doubled in the last 30 years, according to the latest Cancer Research UK figures...

Sunbeds may be addictive, warn researchers

Young people who regularly use sunbeds often display signs of addiction to using them, a US study has found.

Young music fans get chance to create their own dream gig

Young music fans and aspiring artists are being given the chance to win and curate their very own exclusive gig - complete with the chance to pick its line-up and location...