A nurse performs a mammography for the detection of breast cancer

Breast cancer: 'revolutionary' one-shot treatment for NHS

One-Minute Read Fri 25 Jul, AT 09:35

Intrabeam radiotherapy means patients can avoid exhausting trips to hospital for weeks of treatment

A lit cigarette

Burning Desire: from those wonderful folks who brought you lung cancer…

Fri 30 May, AT 09:11 Holden Frith

In this revealing documentary, tobacco chiefs seem disturbingly reasonable in their pursuit of profit

Hi-tech cancer goggles

High-tech goggles let doctors 'see' cancer cells

One-Minute Read Fri 11 Apr, AT 16:47

The goggles highlight cancerous cells as surgeons operate, reducing the need for follow-up surgery

Is too much animal protein really 'as bad as smoking'?

Talking Point Wed 5 Mar, AT 11:27

Study links protein to cancer, but not everyone is convinced by latest headline-grabbing report

Global cancer 'tidal wave': how can it be stopped?

Briefing Tue 4 Feb, AT 10:56

Number of cancer cases across the world to reach 24 million by 2035, but half could be prevented

Simple saliva test will detect risk of cancer

First Reaction Thu 28 Mar, AT 09:45

Routine trip to doctor could reveal markers of breast, ovarian and prostate cancer

Synthetic chemicals 'cause cancer and birth defects'

One-Minute Read Wed 20 Feb, AT 09:44

Landmark study says compounds found in every home pose 'global threat' to health

Stiff upper lip may be causing high rate of UK cancer deaths

First Reaction Wed 30 Jan, AT 14:53

British fear of wasting the doctor's time may be stopping cancer patients getting early treatment

DNA testing

DNA profiling promises cancer breakthrough in five years

One-Minute Read Tue 29 Jan, AT 09:10

Personalised treatment could make cancer a chronic condition, rather than a death sentence

Doctors strike, but it's business as usual at most surgeries

One-Minute Read Thu 21 Jun, AT 08:22

Strike action began at midnight across the UK but expected impact on patients is 'minimal'

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