The START trials provided the evidence needed to change practice for women having radiotherapy to treat breast cancer.
Part 3 of our radiotherapy series explores a type of radiotherapy treatment called IMRT. But what is it and can it help improve survival? We take a look.
A new report confirms that radiation from a nuclear plant wasn’t to blame for a spike in childhood leukaemia in north-west England – so what was?
30 years after Chernobyl and five years after Fukushima, we’re taking a look at what has been learnt about radiation-linked cancers.
The third of our Grand Challenge topics asks: can we prevent cancer by studying ‘scars’ in its DNA?
Children, teenagers and young adults living near Sellafield or Dounreay since the 1990s are not at an increased risk of developing cancer.
Women with faults in BRCA genes are more likely to develop breast cancer if they are exposed to chest X-rays before they are 30.
Repeated CT scans during childhood can increase the risk of developing brain tumours or leukaemia in later life.
It’s a plot worthy of Hollywood – a fatal radioactive poison, secret documents, suppressed information, and drugs. But this isn’t…