Three-quarters of treatments in the Cancer Drugs Fund are now approved for routine use on the NHS.
Postmenopausal women who have a history of gum disease may also have an increased risk of certain types of cancers
Macmillan Cancer Support says that rather than hiding behind 'the C-word', we need to face up to the realities of cancer in our modern, everyday life.
Many people who apply sunscreen are risking skin cancer by not properly protecting their face, say experts
Britons are among the EU's heaviest drinkers and at higher risk of deadly digestive cancers, says a report
A simple blood test that could reliably detect cancer in its early stages could one day be a possibility, say scientists.
People who drink 2 cups of coffee each day could reduce their risk of developing the most common type of liver cancer by more than a third, say scientists.
Thousands of people diagnosed with cancer in hospital as emergency patients had already visited their GP with symptoms, new figures show.
More people are being diagnosed with kidney cancer because of rising obesity levels, experts say
Exercise alone, or with psychological therapy, work better than medication to help cancer-related fatigue, according to new research.
There is "strong evidence" that obesity is linked to 11 types of cancer, an international team of scientists has concluded.
A one-off bowel screening test has demonstrated promising results in preventing the disease over a 17-year period
Cancer campaigners are welcoming an announcement by the NHS that it is "confident" it will soon be able to announce funding for second stem cell treatments for people with blood cancer who have relapsed after an initial transfusion.
Two new US studies have found scalp cooling devices, often called 'cold caps', can help reduce hair loss for women with breast cancer who are undergoing chemotherapy.
Treatment delays for cancer patients are causing unnecessary mental health problems, a cancer charity is warning.
Cancer rates in the UK will rise nearly 6 times faster in women than in men over the next 20 years, fuelled partly by smoking and obesity, according to a new analysis.
A breath test that can detect early signs of cancers of the stomach and oesophagus has shown promise in trials, British researchers are reporting.
Chemotherapy for treating cancer can lead to some unwelcome side-effects to other fast-growing cells affecting hair, skin and nails. Get tips here.
Leukaemia drug ibrutinib is set to be approved for routine use on the NHS in England and Wales for some people with the disease.
A terminally ill 14-year-old has won a legal battle to have her body cryogenically frozen in the hope that she will one day be revived and able to continue her life.
Two drugs for lung cancer and breast cancer are set for approval for routine use on the NHS in England.
BootsWebMD looks at 14 cancer symptoms that women tend to ignore, from skin changes to unusual bleeding. Learn what to look for and when to seek medical attention.
More than 4 out of 5 people are happy for specially trained dogs to help doctors diagnose conditions like cancer or Parkinson's disease, according to a survey.
More than 8 in 10 clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in England need to improve if they are going to meet targets for providing world class cancer care by 2020, according to an NHS review.
A study suggests many would-be participants in cancer drug trials set their expectations unrealistically high.
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