Cancer news

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. 

Vaginal Cancer

Women still face cancer risk 25 years after treatment for pre-cancerous lesions

A new study has suggested that women may still have an increased risk of developing cervical or vaginal cancer 25 years after being treated for the most severe form of pre...

Swinging 60s saw a rise in HPV related cancers

Rates for cancers linked to a sexually-transmitted virus have increased in the post World War II baby boomer generation according to new research* published in the British...

First figures help set the standard for gynaecological cancer surgery

According to research, one in five women who have major gynaecological cancer surgery will have some sort of complication.