A major cancer charity has taken the unusual step of appointing a so-called digital nurse because it says so many patients are left scared or bewildered by 'fake news'.
A new study published in the BMJ (British Medical Journal) has found no clear evidence that most new cancer drugs extend or improve quality of life.
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.
Treatment delays for cancer patients are causing unnecessary mental health problems, a cancer charity is warning.
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