The UK sits at the bottom of a major league table for cancer survival in high-income countries, researchers have warned.
Cancer Research UK
More than 100,000 cancer sufferers missed out on early diagnosis in one year, largely due to staffing pressures, a charity has said.
Politicians have criticised the “secret scandal” of poor radiotherapy provision amid a dispute with the NHS over how many cancer patients may not be getting treatment.
About half of the UK’s young drinkers are unaware of health messages or warnings on alcohol packaging, according to new research.
Skin cancer rates have soared by 45% over the course of a decade, with young people also developing the disease, new figures show.
Obese people now outnumber smokers by two to one, Cancer Research UK has warned, as it said obesity causes more cases of some cancers than cigarettes.
Obese people now outnumber smokers two to one in Scotland as Cancer Research UK urge government to take action
People who are obese now outnumber smokers nearly two to one in Scotland.
Researchers have been awarded £3.1 million for a pioneering study to help find new treatments for a rare form of blood cancer.