A recent study has found that only 43 percent of cancer drugs recently approved in Europe allowed patients to live longer, or improved their quality of life.
Despite a rise in awareness of the dangers of sun damage to the skin the number of people diagnosed with melanoma is expected to rise in both men and women between now and 2026.
Scientists and engineers at the University of Texas (UT) have developed a cancer pen that can identify cancerous tissue in seconds.
Britons drink the eighth most out of the European Union’s 28 member states, according to a report published on Wednesday by medical group United European Gastroenterology (UEG).
Cancer therapy was historically dominated by chemotherapy and hormonal therapies, but now a new drug class is poised to seize a market share of more than $35bn.
Evidence is mounting that gluten-free diets are not as innocuous as they seem.
A US 7th-grader’s science experiment has gone some way to proving that chemicals in green tea can help fight cancer.
Genetic testing for diseases is becoming increasingly common worldwide, in part due to the dramatic fall in costs.
Shooting cancer cells with lasers or programming particles to explode within deep-lying tumours may sound like the stuff of science fiction but using nanotechnology to fight cancer is already a reality.
A major advance has been made in the battle to beat cancer after global insurer Aviva invested in a cancer breathalyser diagnostics company.
Tech giant Samsung has teamed up with virtual reality (VR) studio, Start VR, to use VR technology to alleviate stress for oncology patients undergoing chemotherapy.
Training to become a doctor takes around seven years in the UK, in terms of a five-year university education and two years training as a junior doctor.