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.
There have been 950 excess cancer deaths at home during the Covid-19 pandemic, new figures show.
The immune system could be trained to identify drug resistant cancers, new research suggests.
A blood test that can spot five common types of cancer years before symptoms appear has been developed by scientists.
Scotland will face a “tsunami of cancer deaths” unless it rapidly deals with a backlog of almost 400,000 screenings delayed during the coronavirus lockdown, Scottish Labour has warned.
Around 3,500 lives may be lost to four common cancers over the next five years due to delays in diagnosis caused by Covid-19, experts have said.
A four-year-old boy is set to travel to New York for a potentially life-saving cancer vaccine after his family raised a staggering £232,000.
There has been a 44% rise in the last year in people waiting for key tests to diagnose bowel, stomach, bladder and oesophageal cancer, a charity has warned.
A north-east charity’s lifeline telephone counselling service has been awarded thousands of pounds by two high-profile philanthropists.
Breast cancer screening is to start again in Scotland after being halted due to the coronavirus pandemic.
A petition calling for urgent action to prevent thousands of cancer deaths due to treatment delays during the Covid-19 crisis has topped 100,000 signatures within hours of being launched.
A man with stage four bowel cancer has been using his time shielding to complete a locked-down Tour de France to raise money for the foundation behind his drug trial.
The rich life of a north-east grandmother-of-two who unexpectedly captured the imagination of the world skateboarding community has been remembered by her family after she passed away.
People living with cancer are being encouraged to visit Maggie’s Aberdeen as their first stop when they are finally able to leave their homes after shielding during lockdown.
A footballer who has made it his mission to send a four-year-old boy to the US for life-saving treatment is set to take on the English Channel – by kayak.
Princess Eugenie has been praised by a young woman disfigured by cancer surgery for having the courage to expose her scar on her wedding day.
Cancer care services in Scotland are “struggling”, a leading health charity claimed, as new figures showed a key waiting-time target has not been met for years.
A key cancer waiting-time target was missed again in the first three months of this year, NHS figures indicate.
Two best friends whose virtual game of keepie uppie kept them together as they received treatment for cancer during lockdown have been sent video messages of support from their football idols.
A type of smart scan used in people with heart disease could also help spot aggressive cancers in children and provide early signs of whether a treatment is working, a study suggests.
BBC newsreader George Alagiah has recalled seeing headlines about his cancer diagnosis and thinking it was time to “start ordering the white lilies”.
A new drug that targets a cancer cell’s ability to repair its DNA has shown “encouraging” results in its first patient trial.
Personalised vaccines, when given in combination with a drug that boosts the body’s natural defences to fight cancer, has shown “promising signs” in early clinical trials of patients with advanced cancers.
Scientists have developed a new technique to detect and monitor cancer that does not require invasive surgery and is thought to be up to 10 times more sensitive than traditional methods.
MSP claims Scotland was ‘hopelessly underprepared’ for coronavirus because warnings on testing were ‘ignored’
The Scottish Government has been accused of being "hopelessly underprepared" for the coronavirus pandemic, amid claims it "ignored" key advice on testing years before the outbreak.
Mobile screening units could be deployed across Scotland to try to tackle the NHS backlog, its chief executive has said.