The spin out companies are engineering viruses to seek and destroy cancer cells and using bacteria to break down the physical defences of tumours.
Last year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced their plans to create a global strategy to accelerate the elimination of cervical cancer as a public health problem.
Cervical cancer rates are predicted to fall following the introduction of HPV primary screening this year.
The Joint Committee for Vaccination and Immunisation has recommended that boys are offered the HPV vaccine. We look at what this could mean and next steps.
New research shows women who have had the HPV vaccine may only need 3 cervical screens in their entire life, rather than the 12 that are standard in the UK.
For Cervical Screening Awareness Week we answer some commonly asked questions around who the procedure is for, and what it involves.
In part 3 of our World Cancer Day series, we take a look at how liver cancer affects different regions across the world.