A study in the UK is aiming to solve the mystery of why black men develop prostate cancer at twice the rate of other men.
TV chef Gordon Ramsay and actress Dame Emma Thompson are among famous faces backing an NHS campaign calling for anyone concerned about cancer to get checked.
A doctor aired her dirty laundry in public when she joked with the Duchess of Cornwall about domestic chores needed to support her cancer patient husband.
Nurses at an Aberdeen children's hospital have received a donation of laptops from a cancer charity.
Cancer can be a “financial wrecking ball” for many people, according to a charity.
Revered rock guitarist Eddie Van Halen has died at the age of 65 following a battle with cancer, his son has said.
Earlier detection of cancer is the single biggest opportunity to save lives from the disease, but there are many challenges in making this a reality for patients in the NHS, a report from Cancer Research UK suggests.
A Scottish cancer charity has committed £3 million to new research around the world.
Ministers have been warned Scotland faces a “ticking time bomb” after new figures showed cancer referrals for the first three full months of lockdown were almost a quarter lower than a year ago.
Author and TV presenter Cat Cubie is urging people to take part in a cancer support charity’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning as it faces a dramatic drop in income due to coronavirus.
Launching a dual-pronged attack on tumours using a combination of two precision medicines could treat cancer patients whose tumours have stopped responding to existing drugs, a study suggests.
Families and friends will be able to create digital tributes to their loved ones thanks to a north-east cancer charity.
A cancer charity is urging people to take part in its coffee morning in a different way this year as it faces a huge income drop.
People suffering from a rare, hard-to-treat form of pancreatic cancer could be given targeted immunotherapies, new research suggests.
Researchers have identified how different cancers go through some of the same genetic mutations at the same point in their evolution.
Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman’s death at 43 is “devastating”, the head of a cancer charity said as she urged people to look out for symptoms of bowel cancer and get checked if they have any.
Artificial intelligence capable of spotting deadly diseases like cancer is to receive a £50 million funding boost in a bid to speed up diagnosis times.
Family doctors should not ignore their gut instincts when they suspect a patient has cancer, a study suggests.
Scotland is facing a “tsunami of cancer deaths”, Labour has warned, claiming that some 10,000 people with the disease may miss out on surgery over the next two years as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
North-east mental health group founder launches crowdfunder to buy car for elderly friend with cancer
The founder of an Aberdeenshire walking group which helps people with mental health difficulties has started a crowdfunding campaign to help his elderly friend regain some independence as she goes through chemotherapy.
Robotic surgery may improve outcomes in mouth and throat cancer, new research suggests.
A nine-year-old boy who had never previously had a haircut has had his long locks chopped off to be made into wigs for children with cancer.
James Whale has said that next week he plans to ask his boss at talkRadio if he can return to his presenting duties following his cancer diagnosis.
A student from Bury has begun a 5k-a-day running challenge to support his identical twin as he begins treatment for brain cancer.
Breast cancer screening for women in their 40s could save up to 400 lives a year without a significant increase in over-diagnosis, scientists have said.
A man with terminal cancer has spoken of his fears of catching coronavirus after drinking at a bar linked to the recent outbreak.
A sponge on a string pill test could transform the way oesophageal cancer is diagnosed, researchers say.
Some cancer patients face a “cliff edge” of choosing between their health and finances as the shielding programme draws to a close, a charity has warned.
Health campaigners have warned cancer “cannot become the forgotten C” as a new report shows patients in more deprived areas are being diagnosed with some forms of the disease at a later stage.
A US television news reporter is crediting an eagle-eyed viewer for noticing a lump on her neck and emailing her that she should get it checked out.