How likely are you to develop breast cancer? It's a question scientists may now be able to answer much more accurately, thanks to a new method developed by Cancer Research UK.
European researchers tackle cancer with Biobanks
Dogs are to be trained to detect bowel cancer as part of a British medical trial, researchers have announced.
Danish scientists have taken early steps towards creating an artificial human ovary designed to help women conceive after cancer treatments that can damage fertility.
Doctors are excited at early results of test that could mean widespread early screening, detection and treatment of 10 cancers, significantly impacting survival rates, and slashing health costs.
It comes after the death of a much-admired politician from a brain tumour
Researchers discover combination of treatments improves life expectancy.
Glucose causes a 'vicious cycle' which stimulates the multiplication of cancer cells
This device may help surgeons to operate more efficiently on cancer patients
We find out about immuno-oncology, whereby the DNA of specific viruses is modified so they can track down the cancer cells. The viruses then either destroy the cells' structure by replicating themselv
The World Health Organisation has launched a report to coincide with World Cancer Day on February 4. It is calling for efforts to be stepped up worldwide to catch the disease earlier.
Pfizer has outbid Sanofi to buy the US cancer drug company Medivation, thereby acquiring the prostate cancer treatment Xtandi.
From the ocean to the science lab, researchers are investigating whether a chemical found in sea snails may be used to tackle chemo-resistant cancers.
Tests of a potentially groundbreaking new cancer therapy have had “extraordinary” results on Leukemia patients.
Hundreds of Marilyn Monroe lookalikes jumped into the water for a good cause. At the initiative of an association for cancer research, they took part
Researchers in Sweden have developed a blood test they claim can better detect aggressive prostate cancer.
A gust of panic over the food we eat blew across Europe with the release on Monday of a report by the International Agency for Research on Cancer
Many people have responded to a World Health Organisation report carried out by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) — which put
Public reactions to the IARC’s report have been mostly dismissive, with people in general believing that as long as their diets stay balanced they
The International Agency of Research into Cancer (IARC) has been accused of misleading the public and the media after classifying processed meat
The three scientists who have shared the Nobel Prize for Chemistry were unveiled at a press conference in Sweden. Swede Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich
Researchers at Harvard University and the Wyss Institute are working on an injectable biomaterial they hope will play a crucial role in the fight against cancer and other aggressive diseases.
Groundbreaking German research into the RNA molecule is giving hope of a major leap forward in the treatment of prostate cancer and other conditions
Cancer is the cause of 26% of deaths in the EU, with 1.3 million fatalities in 2011. Here are some of the latest facts about the disease reported in
The dream of electrically bypassing spinal cord injuries to restore movement to paralysed limbs is becoming a reality.
Thanks to technology
At the Champalimaud Foundation in Lisbon, Portugal, doctors are using the latest technologies in radiosurgery to treat cancers. It involves using a