UK scientists say they have discovered how alcohol can cause irreparable damage to DNA in stem cells, increasing the risk of cancer.
More people are to be invited for lung cancer screening as the NHS in England announces an expansion of a programme to offer testing in supermarket car parks.
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.
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.
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