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A picture of a phone game involving healthy foods.

Can playing games support healthier eating habits? We take a look at research pitting bright colours and brain training against cravings. Can playing games support healthier eating habits? We take a look at research pitting bright colours and brain training against cravings.

by Julia Cotterill | Analysis | 13 February 2024

13 February 2024

Four bowls containing brown, white, granulated and cubed sugar.
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Sugar and cancer – what you need to know

We take a look at claims that sugar 'feeds' cancer cells and explore the links between the amount of sugar in our diets and obesity. We take a look at claims that sugar 'feeds' cancer cells and explore the links between the amount of sugar in our diets and obesity.

by Cancer Research UK | In depth | 16 August 2023

16 August 2023

Two adults and a child sitting on a picnic blanket

Find out more about some common sun safety myths and learn how to stay sun safe this summer Find out more about some common sun safety myths and learn how to stay sun safe this summer

by Beth Vincent | In depth | 31 July 2023

31 July 2023

A bowl of sweetener and a notepad with the chemical structure of aspartame

The IARC have recently classified aspartame as possibly carcinogenic to humans. But what does that really mean and do we need to worry? The IARC have recently classified aspartame as possibly carcinogenic to humans. But what does that really mean and do we need to worry?

by Maxine Lenza | Analysis | 14 July 2023

14 July 2023

This entry is part 8 of 14 in the series That Cancer Conversation
A shopping trolley filled with fresh vegetables

In partnership with British Heart Foundation and Diabetes UK, we have released our new Trolley Trends analysis which explores attitudes and behaviours around healthy eating and food shopping In partnership with British Heart Foundation and Diabetes UK, we have released our new Trolley Trends analysis which explores attitudes and behaviours around healthy eating and food shopping

by Amy Hirst | Analysis | 20 April 2023

20 April 2023

Two of our Cancer Awareness Nurses at a stop of our Cancer Awareness Roadshow

Our nurses have answered some of the frequently asked questions they hear on our Cancer Awareness Roadshow and at Cancer Awareness in the Workplace sessions. Our nurses have answered some of the frequently asked questions they hear on our Cancer Awareness Roadshow and at Cancer Awareness in the Workplace sessions.

by Sophie Marshall | In depth | 2 March 2023

2 March 2023

A busy London street.

Cancer rates in adults under 50 have been rising since the 1990s. Our researchers are leading the effort to turn the trend around. Cancer rates in adults under 50 have been rising since the 1990s. Our researchers are leading the effort to turn the trend around.

by Tim Gunn | In depth | 24 January 2023

24 January 2023

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Health inequalities