A landmark report on deprivation and cancer launched at the Scottish Cancer Conference today shows that the burden of cancer is not felt equally across Scotland.
From strengthening the understanding of the link between HPV and cervical cancer, to working towards reducing cervical cancer to the point where almost no one develops it, our history with this particular disease goes way back.
Today, the UK National Screening Committee has recommended introducing a targeted lung cancer screening programme across the UK, for those…
In this instalment of our Health Inequalities series, we take a look at some of the barriers that can make it harder for some people to access cancer screening.
A poll has revealed 50% of UK adults with a possible cancer symptom wait 6 months or more before contacting their GP. Why might people not seek help when they need it?
If we can find interventions that help to increase participation in screening programmes amongst lower income groups, we may be able to reduce the health inequalities that exist in bowel cancer outcomes.
A new study confirms that offering cervical screening using HPV testing effectively prevents cervical cancer without the need for as regular screening
Since she was diagnosed in 2016, Dame Deborah James has brought bowel cancer into the spotlight, encouraged people to be aware of the symptoms and seek help if they notice them.
Results have revealed that around half of those eligible would prefer self-sampling for cervical screening over being tested by a clinician.
A new report by NHS Digital reveals how breast screening services were impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic.