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New analysis estimates over 21 million UK adults will be obese by 2040

The results of an analysis published by Cancer Research UK today estimate that more than 21 million UK adults will be obese by 2040

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Immune cell count could determine whether chemotherapy is required in oropharyngeal cancer, new study finds 

A new study has found that the level of a person’s immune cells may provide an indication of whether they would benefit from chemotherapy in oropharyngeal cancer.

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New study identifies how obesity may increase the risk of developing womb cancer

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.

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Health inequalities: Why do people smoke if they know it’s bad for them?

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Health inequalities

For the second instalment in our health inequalities series, we’re looking at what’s behind differences in the causes of smoking.

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First data in a decade highlights ethnic disparities in cancer

The first analysis in over 10 years looking at which ethnic groups in England are more likely to get cancer has now been published by Cancer Research UK analysts. 

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Bean there done that: Can swapping to pulses be the new year’s resolution that sticks?

Black beans, kidney beans, pinto beans, cannellini beans… there’s a wonderful world of beans out there ready to be the main dish.

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Javid’s war on cancer can’t leave people behind

We’ve had plans before. What we need is leadership, commitment and competence. Addressing cancer inequalities and cancer prevention must be central to the plan.

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11 top tips for cutting back on alcohol

If you’re one of the many people who want to cut back on drinking this January, but aren’t sure where to start, we’ve got you covered.

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Prising open the trap: Getting to grips with targeted cancer drug resistance

Cancer Research UK-funded scientists are using innovative techniques to understand how resistance to a targeted cancer drug is unfolding.

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Let’s get to the bottom of it – 7 common cancer myths, unpicked

From 5G to sharks with cancer, we want to set the record straight with 7 commonly asked questions about cancer that are often rooted in misinformation.

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