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Several packets of a contraceptive pill

You may have heard about a new study into contraception and cancer. New information about cancer risks can be hard to apply to everyday life, so let’s break this research down and see what it means. You may have heard about a new study into contraception and cancer. New information about cancer risks can be hard to apply to everyday life, so let’s break this research down and see what it means.

by Maxine Lenza | Analysis | 21 March 2023

21 March 2023

A person stepping onto a set of scales

Lifelong excess weight almost doubles a woman’s risk of developing womb cancer, according to a Cancer Research UK-funded study published in BMC Medicine. Lifelong excess weight almost doubles a woman’s risk of developing womb cancer, according to a Cancer Research UK-funded study published in BMC Medicine.

by Jacob Smith | News | 19 April 2022

19 April 2022

Cosmetics

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

by Nikki Smith | Analysis | 12 October 2017

12 October 2017

Scientist looking at petri dish

Cancer Research UK is deeply concerned for women's health amid headlines that taking Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) is safe. Cancer Research UK is deeply concerned for women's health amid headlines that taking Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) is safe.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 20 October 2015

20 October 2015

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  • Health & Medicine
  • Science & Technology

Our milestones: the birth of abiraterone for prostate cancer

We look back to the 1990s, and to our 'first-in-man' trial of prostate cancer drug abiraterone - a vital step in the drug's development We look back to the 1990s, and to our 'first-in-man' trial of prostate cancer drug abiraterone - a vital step in the drug's development

by Henry Scowcroft | Analysis | 21 September 2015

21 September 2015

This entry is part 24 of 30 in the series Our milestones
Jason Carroll

Our researchers in Cambridge have solved a long-standing mystery in breast cancer that could lead to new trials to improve treatment for the disease. Our researchers in Cambridge have solved a long-standing mystery in breast cancer that could lead to new trials to improve treatment for the disease.

by Emma Smith | Analysis | 8 July 2015

8 July 2015