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Mobile phones and cancer: misleading headlines fail to mention rats

US researchers have released a report linking high doses of the radiation given off by mobile phones to increased risk of heart tumours in male rats.

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6 tips to spot cancer ‘fake news’

How can you tell if there’s more to the latest cancer news than meets the eye? Here are a few tips to help you judge a story for yourself.

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Cancer Research UK funded research does not support the concern that e-cigarettes are a ‘strong gateway’ into smoking

Response to address the misinterpretation by the media of a Cancer Research UK funded paper looking into a potential ‘gateway effect’ by e-cigarette vaping.

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Alternative cancer therapies: the potential impact on survival

Research from the US provides evidence of the harm of patients choosing alternative therapy and declining conventional treatments and the impact on survival.

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5 persistent myths about the causes of breast cancer

The good news is there’s no reason to be concerned about deodorants, bras, plastics and milk when it comes to breast cancer risk.

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Stress, cancer and electromagnetic therapy – what does the evidence say?

What does the evidence say about the link between negativity, stress and cancer and electromagnetism – a treatment that made headlines this week.

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The 1939 Cancer Act: What is it, what does it do, and is it ‘suppressing the cure’?

We take a closer look at the contents of the Cancer Act as it now stands, how it has changed, and how it still works to protect patients and the public.

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Cancer Research UK responds to BBC Panorama claims of wrong doing by British American Tobacco in Africa

Cancer Research UK is calling for urgent action to see if criminal offences have been committed under the Bribery Act 2010 after claims made by BBC Panorama

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Diesel emissions – an emerging public health issue?

As experts call for more research into the influence of diesel emissions on lung cancer rates in non-smokers, we take a look at the state of the evidence.

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No, HRT isn’t ‘harmless’ – there are risks as well as benefits

Yesterday saw some bold, but extremely misleading headlines about hormone replacement therapy (HRT) being “harmless”. This unfortunate statement flies in…

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