The current consensus is that, right now, there isn’t a large enough body of evidence to prove that cannabis (or any of its active compounds or derivatives) can reliably treat any form of cancer but the medical use of cannabis to treat cancer-related chronic pain is approved in the UK.
For International Women’s Day, we spoke to three of our incredible researchers about their experiences as women in cancer research and what they think we need to do to secure the next generation of talented scientists.
Despite staff working flat out, the pandemic has been devastating for NHS cancer services, writes Cancer Research UK’s chief clinician.
Dr Alison Berner and team asked 140 trans men and non-binary people to share their past experiences and attitudes towards cervical screening.
Disruption to cancer screening, diagnosis and treatment has led to more than 45,000 fewer people starting cancer treatment between March 2020 and March 2021.
With all the votes counted, what do the 2021 elections in Scotland and Wales and the Metro Mayer elections mean for people with cancer?
A group of Cancer Research UK-funded scientists are beginning to discover new vulnerabilities in cancer cells, which emerge when they enter ‘survival mode’.