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Cancer Research UK develops alcohol tracker for Amazon Alexa

Cancer Research UK has created an Amazon Alexa Skill so users can track their alcohol consumption and raise awareness of the link between alcohol and cancer.

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5 persistent myths about the causes of breast cancer

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

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8 new challenges between us and beating cancer

We launch phase 2 of our Grand Challenge with 8 of the biggest questions in cancer research.

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Alcohol and breast cancer – how big is the risk?

A new report on breast cancer risk has made the headlines – but what does the evidence say?

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World Cancer Day 2017: there are 2 types of oesophageal cancer, and they affect the world in different ways

We explore how oesophageal cancer affects different areas of the world and look at the reasons behind climbing rates of this disease.

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World Cancer Day 2017: liver cancer, a global challenge thanks to viruses and alcohol

In part 3 of our World Cancer Day series, we take a look at how liver cancer affects different regions across the world.

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World Cancer Day 2017: 4 cancers that pose a global challenge

For this year’s World Cancer Day we’re looking at how the rates of 4 types of cancer vary around the world, and why.

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Science can help your New Year’s resolutions stick

We all make New Year’s resolutions to feel healthier, so how can science help us make them stick?

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Pancreatic cancer and diabetes – a cellular case of chicken and egg

Diabetes and pancreatic cancer are linked, but how?

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135,000 alcohol-related cancer deaths predicted by 2035

Alcohol will cause around 135,000 cancer deaths over the next 20 years and will cost the NHS an estimated £2 billion in treatments according to a new report.

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