Comedian Al Murray is urging people to sign the blood stem cell register after his nephew was struck by leukaemia.
Blocking the survival system of cancer cells could tackle melanoma treatment resistance, scientists have said.
A “smart needle” has been developed by scientists in the UK which could speed up cancer detection and diagnosis times.
A new range of cancer tests has been developed, which scientists hope will help research of the disease and get more patients on clinical trials.
The UK will be transformed into an international radiotherapy research hub with the creation of a new £56 million network, Cancer Research UK has announced.
A north-east mum whose daughter is going through cancer treatment has appealed for people to donate blood.
A grandmother says she is “in awe” of the NHS staff who pulled out all the stops to save her life in a 14-hour surgery.
Scientists have developed new technology that sheds light on the “very earliest stages of colon cancer” by looking at genetic mutations in healthy tissue cells.
A woman discovered she has breast cancer after spotting an unusual heat coming from her chest on a thermal imaging camera at an Edinburgh tourist attraction.
Bill Turnbull had a reunion with his former BBC Breakfast co-stars Naga Munchetty and Dan Walker as he appeared on the programme to talk about living with cancer.
A brain tumour patient gained 10 stone and saw his feet swell three sizes following treatment for the disease.
New imaging technology has been developed to help picture how tumours form.
Little Holly Shepherd was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma a few weeks ago and is currently on her second course of chemotherapy at Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital.
Experts have called for systematic use of an “exercise prescription” to help cancer patients cope with treatment side-effects.
Patients must be able to attend cancer screening during evenings and weekends, and in locations close to their home or work, a Government-ordered review has said.
A north-east woman has paid tribute to her beloved husband who died after a year-long battle with cancer.
Bill Turnbull has called for changes to the law surrounding medicinal cannabis after getting high for a tearful TV documentary exploring his fight with cancer.
The scars of cancer patients will be put on display as part of a new project showing the “gritty and raw reality” of the disease.
An 18-year-old Aberdeen woman has spoken of her gratitude after being helped by a cancer charity when her father passed away.
Pharmaceuticals giant GlaxoSmithKline has issued an urgent recall of a popular heartburn and stomach ulcer medicine over contamination fears of a chemical linked to cancer.
An Aberdeen woman belted out the classic Bond song Diamonds are Forever in honour of her terminally ill mum at a charity event.
Early signs that lung cancer may spread and become untreatable can be seen in samples of a patient’s blood and tumour, new research has suggested.
A team of scientists has mapped out how immune cells respond to their environment to fight infections and destroy tumours.
The parents of a five-year-old boy battling leukaemia have been “gobsmacked” after the success of a £500,000 appeal to pay for lifesaving treatment.
A new type of drug that blocks one of cancer’s escape routes from chemotherapy could be used to treat aggressive breast cancers, a study suggests.
Sleeping less than six hours a day could increase the risk of cancer and early death in people with high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes, heart disease or stroke, a study suggests.
Taking a fingerprint of gut bacteria could help treat or even prevent the side effects of radiotherapy for prostate and gynaecological cancers, scientists say.
People should continue to enjoy steak, sausages and bacon, experts have said, as they claimed there is no proof red and processed meats cause cancer.
A drug used for breast and ovarian cancer is more effective than modern hormone treatments at slowing progression and improving survival in men with advanced prostate cancer, a trial has found.
A contagious tumour affecting Tasmanian devils – grouchy mammals native to Australia – could offer clues as to why the human immune system can sometimes fail to detect cancer.