Over 11,000 cases of cancer were linked to smoking in the lowest income group, compared to around 6,000 in the highest.
The YouGov survey also revealed that around a fifth of adults (19%) said they’re planning to spend more time outside in the sun in the UK this year.
Cancer Research UK scientists are developing tests that can detect the presence of glioma, a type of brain tumour, in patient urine or blood plasma.
The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has approved the use of pemigatinib in adults with a rare type of bile duct cancer that has continued to advance or spread after initial chemotherapy.
Cancer Research UK’s Annual Report and Accounts 2020/21 reveals the impact of the pandemic on its income and spend on charitable activities over the past year.
A Cardiff University-led UK-wide survey has found that more than 1 in 5 people are less likely to take part in cancer screening than before the pandemic.
1 in 25 newly diagnosed cancer cases in the last year may be associated with drinking alcohol, according to a global study published in The Lancet Oncology.
Philip Morris International (PMI), the American tobacco company, and maker of Marlboro cigarettes, is buying Vectura, the British respiratory drugs company.
A study led by The Institute of Cancer Research, part-funded by Cancer Research UK, finds genetic changes in children with rare cancer could help tailor treatment.