Sellafield Ltd has been fined £380,000 after a production worker was contaminated with plutonium.
Drinking a bottle of wine per week increases the lifetime risk of cancer by the equivalent of smoking five to 10 cigarettes, research suggests.
The government has launched its first cervical screening campaign in the hope of reversing a 20-year low in women going for smear tests.
Samanda Ford, who is dying of terminal cancer, hosted her own wake so that she could party with her friends while she was still alive.
A senior food scientist and top NHS doctor have joined politicians from across Parliament to demand action on the cancer risk from processed meats like bacon and ham.
The biggest ever lung cancer screening trial will take place next year involving 50,000 people.
Samsung Electronics has apologised for the sickness and deaths suffered by some of its workers.
Louise Meincke has said that the ‘meat tax’, which would increase the cost of processed meat by 79% was not about “punishing individuals”, but about encouraging governments to improve the affordability of healthy foods.
Women who are at their best early in the morning are less likely to develop breast cancer than those who are not, a study has found.
The director of clinical trials at King's College London has called the Prime Minister's cancer strategy a "huge ask".
Up to 850 women in England and Wales could benefit from a targeted pill that treats ovarian cancer.
Medical records, along with information about patients' habits and genetics, will be cross-referenced with national data to spot those at an early stage of cancer.
Funding for brain cancer research will double to £40 million alongside a national roll out for gold standard testing, No 10 has confirmed.
Institute of Cancer Research scientists found lung cancer drug crizotinib can kill breast cancer cells that have a particular genetic defect
James Whale and MP James Brokenshire believe cancer is harder on the loved ones around you
The All Party Parliamentary Group on Breast Cancer found 'stark differences' in services even within the same towns
It is thought the man was suffering with terminal cancer at the time of his death
James tells our listeners 'if you've got a cough, for goodness sake go to the doctor'
Frankie Sherwood has died after suffering from rare children's cancer neuroblastoma
El Chiringuito de Jugones now faces a backlash over mis-translated interview
Scientists at the University of Texas claim to have created a device which works much faster than current equipment to detect cancer
Scientists say the tiny spinning molecules can get through cell linings due to their speed
Our presenter and her producer took park in Stand Up To Cancer's 'Ballsy Bakes' fundraising ask
Bill Bailey is walking in the opposite direction to what is recommended along the Ridgeway so the wind doesn't blow his hair in his face
Deputy Prime Minister Damian Green has said cancer patients are suffering unnecessary worry about their treatment
Scientists call the gene therapy 'a living drug' as it harnesses the immune system to fight cancer
Macmillan Cancer Support has also found that having a baby for the first time is less common than being diagnosed with the disease
A victim of Ian Paterson tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that what he has done is unforgivable and others must have known it was going on at the time
Bradley Lowery has a rare childhood cancer called neuroblastoma, he turns six-years-old today
Chen Bo-yu was diagnosed with terminal breast cancer in 2015, so decided to try and complete all of her dreams
Researchers in Finland are creating particles which they claim could have the potential to kill tumours
Nadia underwent five operations at Paterson's hand. Here she tells her story
Patient Mo Haque joins James Max to tell his story about how he gained private cancer treatment, after a cancer drug was withdrawn from the NHS in England
A gene therapy which turns patient's blood into cancer-killing cells has shown promise in a major study and could be approved this year
talkRADIO presenter one of scores of people to tweet messages of support and pleas for help
The FSA has issued a warning over foods such as roast potatoes, chips and toast, claiming they should only be cooked until they are golden
Health officials have once again provided a warning about foods which could increase the risk of cancer...this time it's toast
Donald Trump has tweeted to announce that his son will no longer be raising money for children with cancer, due to a conflict of interest with his presidency
Researchers have found that those suffering cancer-related anxiety or depression can be relieved for around six months by taking a compound from magic mushrooms
Figures have suggested that black women are more likely to suffer a late diagnosis than white women, according to analysis from Cancer Research UK and Public Health England
New research has shown more information on how breast cancer spreads around the body, and could lead to future treatment trials
The new drug behaves in the same way as a substance used to kill Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko, and could be made available from December this year on the NHS
A new study has found that a chemotherapy treatment can affect ovary-development in mice. The former chair of the British Fertility Society tells talkRADIO it's too early to jump to conclusions that it has the same effect on humans…
A new skin cancer drug has shown using two drugs together may work better
Professor Karol Sikora says it's vital patients know how to get the best out of the system