Grand Challenge researchers have found that a common type of bacteria found in our guts could contribute to bowel cancer.
Testing for HPV infection as the first step in analysing cervical screening samples is practical and more sensitive than the current programme
Cervical screening could be stopped at the age of 55 for some women if the HPV test is used first, according to a new computer simulation study.
Around 450,000 women in England missed out on a routine breast screening appointment due to an NHS failure to send invitations.
Less than three quarters of eligible women are attending cervical cancer screening appointments in England, according to new figures.
Women may only need three cervical screens in their lifetime if they have been given the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.
More than a quarter (28 per cent) of women who are overdue for a smear test don’t know about the cervical screening programme.
Follow-up tests after an initial colonoscopy may reduce the number of people diagnosed with bowel cancer, according to a new study.
A 90 second advert on 18 January will give viewers a unique opportunity to see live inside the human body
The Welsh government has announced “hugely positive” changes to its screening programmes for both cervical and bowel cancer.