Brain cancer in babies could be successfully treated with targeted drugs instead of chemotherapy, scientists say.
The number of cancer patients in the north-east being treated within national guideline times has risen, latest figures show.
A support line set up for people affected by cancer in the north-east during the coronavirus pandemic has seen a huge uptake.
A key waiting times target for treating cancer patients was missed during the last three months of 2019.
A blood test that can detect more than 50 types of cancer before any clinical signs or symptom of the disease has been developed by scientists.
The treatment of some cancer patients “may have to change” as the NHS battles against coronavirus, Health Secretary Jane Freeman has said.
A cancer patient has said the NHS’s proposed treatment priority list makes her “feel like my life is not worth anything”.
A nine-year-old girl’s lifeline brain tumour treatment is under threat because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to her parents.
A cancer charity is set to open its first base in Aberdeen, to support north-east families.
People with underlying health conditions including severe asthma and specific cancers are being urged to stay at home “at all times” amid the coronavirus pandemic.
A north-east charity has set up a telephone service to provide support to those with cancer during the coronavirus pandemic.
A blood test that detects the DNA of the microbes associated with cancer could help detect and treat the disease at its early stage, scientists have said.
A growth hormone could play a role in the development of breast cancer, according to research.
A urine test could help men avoid an unnecessary initial biopsy for prostate cancer.
Graeme Souness spent five years at the heart of one of the world’s fiercest sporting rivalries, but witnessing the pain of a young girl with an incurable skin disease has inspired him to unite the blue and green halves of Glasgow.
Almost 150,000 cancers diagnosed in the UK every year could be prevented if the nation was healthier, a charity has claimed.
Gaye Greely has always loved the water, but little did she know that when she took up synchronised swimming, it would one day help save her life.
The origins of the immune system have been mapped, opening up new doors for cancer immunotherapies, a new study suggests.
A patient played the violin while having a tumour surgically removed from her brain.
A charity has expressed concerns for the mental health of tens of thousands of cancer patients who are feared to be scouring the web for answers about their diagnosis.
New technology is enabling cancer scientists to look at individual cells, potentially leading to personalised treatments, research suggests.
A virus that causes fever and blisters in cattle could hold the key to tackling the deadly pancreatic cancer, scientists say.
Cancer patients in England are not being given enough information about their diseases due to NHS staff shortages, a leading charity has warned.
Immune cells genetically edited to target tumours “can persist, thrive and function” months after a cancer patient receives them, scientists have said.
The first signs of cancer can appear years if not decades before diagnosis, scientists have said, raising hopes for new tests that would help detect the disease much earlier.
Scientists have completed “the most comprehensive study of whole cancer genomes to date” in an attempt to understand more about the genetic mechanisms of the disease.
Scientists believe they are a step closer to developing vaccines for different types of cancer.
Bowel cancer is the third most commonly-occurring cancer in Scotland, and the second most common cause of death from the disease.
A pancreatic cancer survivor who lived to see his children grow up thanks to “incredible” drugs has hailed pioneering new UK research into two of the most deadly varieties.
The UK is at the bottom of a list of countries ranked by survival rates of some of the deadliest cancers, a study has found.