Waiting times for diagnosing suspected cancer patients are to be targeted in an action plan.
A monkey has been born after scientists successfully froze and thawed testicular tissue using a technique which could offer hope to young cancer patients.
A pancreatic cancer trial that aims to match patients with more targeted and effective treatments for their tumours has recruited its 100th patient.
Very hot drinks may be linked to a 90% higher risk of oesophageal cancer, a study of 50,000 people suggests.
Breast cancer death rates will fall in the UK and across nearly all EU countries this year, a new study suggests.
A desperate shortage of clinical oncologists in the NHS is likely to have a detrimental impact on cancer patients, a report has warned.
A woman who pretended to have cancer in order to help defraud the charity she worked for out of more than £85,000 has been jailed by a judge who told her she had shown no shame.
An NHS chief has signed up for the MoonWalk after a lump she thought was a cyst turned out to be breast cancer.
A Tayside woman’s fight against breast cancer is being taken up by one of Scotland’s sporting superstars.
A dying Tayside woman spoke at Westminster today at the launch of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.
One in five UK women mistakenly think a smear test can detect ovarian cancer, according to new research.
More than 1,200 children were diagnosed with some form of cancer over a 10 year period in Scotland, statistics have revealed.
A man was shocked when his terminally-ill father was assigned a work coach by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).
Tributes have been paid to one of Dundee’s “great entertainers” who has died suddenly following an illness.
Some of the damaging effects of ageing could be stopped by the manipulation of cells, according to new research.
A potentially life-saving new treatment for children with a rare form of leukaemia is being made available on the NHS – but a drug for adults with blood cancer has been rejected.
A leading scientist, who co-authored a report on the link between cancer and processed meats such as bacon and ham, has criticised the Government for failing to act on its findings.
A “Trojan horse” drug which attacks tumour cells from within may offer new hope to cancer patients with few options left, researchers say.
A grandfather who has survived three types of cancer is cycling from Twickenham to Tokyo to raise money for charity.
Trucks in supermarket car parks will offer lung cancer checks under a new scheme to be rolled out across England.