Cancer Research UK

e-cigarettes

Stop the junk science on vaping. E-cigarettes don’t turn kids into smokers

Ever since e-cigarettes became mainstream consumer products circa 2012, there has been a steady flow of anti-vaping scare stories. In…

cola

Teenagers ‘drink a bathtub of cola a year’? This gimmick helps no one

As any fool knows, height is measured in double-decker buses and land is measured in football pitches. If you are…

Is ‘modern life’ to blame for a rise in cancer among children?

The number of young people diagnosed with cancer has risen by 40 per cent since 1998, according to a statistical…

Immunotherapy: your guide to the new powerful weapon against cancer

Immunotherapy has been heralded as a lasting cure for cancer. What exactly is it — and does it really have…

Mouth cancers are on the rise. Here is how to stop them

According to figures released by Cancer Research UK, oral cancer is now the tenth most common cancer in men and…

South West good, Merseyside bad: for cancer diagnosis where you live matters

New analysis of health data by Cancer Research UK has shown that where you live is a major factor in…

Scientists discover a new way to stop cancer cells spreading

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen and the Francis Crick Institute have discovered a new way to stop cancer cells…

Prostate cancer isn’t one disease, it’s five

After suicide and heart disease, prostate cancer is one of the most common causes of death for men in Britain.…

Could antibiotics help to reduce the risk of stomach cancer?

Gastric cancer is the third most common cause of cancer death worldwide. But according to new analysis published by The…

Medical researchers lobby for the right to share your data

Over 60 organisations are calling for the European Parliament to relax its data protection laws and allow medical researchers to…