The parents of a five-year-old boy battling leukaemia have been “overwhelmed” by the response to their £500,000 appeal to pay for lifesaving treatment.
A north-east charity is encouraging people to enjoy a sweet treat to celebrate its 36th anniversary.
An American cancer survivor has achieved the “extraordinary” feat of becoming the first person to swim across the English Channel four times non-stop.
An American cancer survivor has become the first person to swim across the English Channel four times in a row.
A simple arthritis drug could be an effective and low-cost solution in treating patients with blood cancer, according to a study.
A fundraiser has been set up to treat an Aberdeen woman living with terminal cancer to a holiday to celebrate her 30th birthday.
Sir Rod Stewart has revealed he is free from prostate cancer after around two years of secret treatment.
A new biopsy machine has been unveiled at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.
Talking more openly about poo will help people feel more comfortable to seek advice if they have concerns, BBC journalist Jeremy Bowen has said.
More than four in 10 people who are eventually diagnosed with cancer have to see their GP at least twice before being referred for tests, a new report shows.
A cancer patient who was on life support earlier this year is set to take on a 245-mile trek known as Britain’s hardest walk.
Charities have launched a campaign to encourage millions of people with long-term health conditions to get active.
Cancer cells corrupt their healthy neighbours in order to support their own survival, scientists say.
A blood test may detect ovarian cancer up to two years earlier, researchers in Belfast said.
A new test will improve the ability to predict whether women with human papillomavirus (HPV) are at risk of developing cervical cancer, scientists say.
A teenage girl who had an arm amputated to help cure her cancer has won a competition after learning to draw with her opposite hand.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s estranged wife Marina Wheeler has spoken of her cervical cancer diagnosis and encouraged women to undergo smear tests.
The power of artificial intelligence is challenging pathologists in their ability to detect and diagnose some forms of breast cancer.
Cancer-fighting substances can be extracted and produced from a common daisy-like flower, scientists have shown.
On the tenth anniversary of the death of former England manager Sir Bobby Robson, his widow said people’s love and respect for him has not diminished.
Actress Danika McGuigan has died at the age of 33 following a short illness.
Eating three or more portions of fish per week cuts the risk of bowel cancer, research suggests.
A north-east cancer charity has launched an appeal for volunteers to help in a newly created group.
Cancer patients with previously incurable tumours have been given hope by a life-extending treatment which can double the length of time a person can live cancer-free.
A north-east woman has taken part in a campaign highlighting the role that early diagnosis can have on improving the chances of surviving cancer.
A north-east dad has walked more than 1,000 miles in memory of a teenager who battled cancer.
Low doses of radiation – the equivalent to three CT scans – give cancer prone cells a competitive advantage over normal cells in healthy tissues, a study suggests.
Combining two drugs for breast and lung cancer could potentially strip other tumours of their treatment resistance, a new study suggests.
An Aberdeen university has smashed its £4.5 million fundraising target to transform cancer research in the north-east.
Drinking less than one can of sugary drink or 100% fruit juice per day has been linked to an increased risk of cancer, research suggests.