An anti-cancer vaccine could soon be developed after scientists discovered a certain type of stem cell could train the immune system to attack the growth of tumours.
A North-east specialist has backed the introduction of routine screening for prostate cancer – despite government advice to the contrary.
A North-east restaurant has marked its birthday by handing more than £35,000 to a cancer charity.
Ultra-processed foods such as fizzy drinks, packaged bread and cake, cereal and processed meats could increase the risk of cancer, according to a new study.
Sara Zamkotowich was told by doctors that her infant daughter Hilarie would never walk, because a tumour was compressing her spinal cord.
An Aberdeen company is raising money to help children with cancer go swimming.
A man who might be at risk of falling victim to a form of hereditary cancer has won the latest round of an “unprecedented” legal fight over DNA testing with a woman he suspects is his grandmother.
A protein building block found in many foods plays a key role in the spread of deadly breast cancer, research has shown.
Hot tea and heavy alcohol consumption can increase the risk of a deadly cancer five-fold, research has shown.
Facebook’s Europe vice president has revealed how telling her children she has incurable cancer is the hardest thing she has ever done.
Last September Chris Betancourt, a 20-year-old from California, was told his leukaemia had returned and he had just one year to live.
Prostate cancer has overtaken breast cancer to become the third biggest cancer killer in the UK, new research shows.
Smoke from e-cigarettes damages DNA and can increase the risk of cancer and heart disease, scientists have warned.
The majority of Scots support restrictions on junk food multi-buy offers in order to cut obesity rates, according to a cancer charity.
Former Labour cabinet minister Dame Tessa Jowell was given a standing ovation after making an emotional plea for more cancer treatments to be made available through the NHS.
A cancer-stricken father has spoken movingly of his plan to leave video messages to his young daughters to give them comfort should he succumb to the disease.
Cancer patients should be free to take the risk of undergoing different innovative treatments on the NHS, Dame Tessa Jowell has said.
A newly developed single blood test has the potential to change the way doctors screen for cancer, researchers have said.
A grandmother who fought cancer for seven years has come face to face with “the man who saved her life” after taking part in a drug trial.
Drugs used to treat two rare cancers have been turned down for routine use by the NHS in Scotland.
A father who brought his wedding forward by a year after he was diagnosed with a rare cancer is backing a new fundraising campaign.
Currently there are more patients in Scotland with oral cancer than there are with cervical or testicular cancer combined.
Theresa May has said there are “absolutely no plans” for a hospital trust to reduce or delay the start of chemotherapy treatment for cancer patients.
This robotic duck may soon be offering support to children with cancer.
A cancer charity is hoping to fundraise £70,000 to open a dedicated den in the North-east.
A 61-year-old British man is being held in Dubai and denied prostate cancer treatment and anti-anxiety medication.
Three school pupils have had their heads shaved to raise money to support those affected by cancer.
A hard-hitting new TV advert shows how poisons from the tar in cigarettes enter the bloodstream and flow through the body within seconds, causing damage to major organs.
The NHS continues to miss key cancer waiting times, as new figures showed a third of patients in one health board area had to wait more than two months for treatment to get underway.
Nick Clegg has revealed how the decision to take his teenage son to the doctor for a “tiny bump” led to the shock diagnosis of blood cancer.