A study by academics in Aberdeen has revealed people who live in rural areas are less likely to survive cancer than those in cities.
People living in rural areas are less likely to survive cancer than those who live in cities, according to a new global review.
A breakthrough cancer treatment has been recommended for adults with some types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Groundbreaking research has taken place at an Aberdeen hospital after almost £10,000 of backing from a cancer charity.
A worldwide search is under way for some extremely rare blood which could help to save a two-year-old girl’s life.
A couple who had twins after five years of IVF treatment said they were devastated when one of the girls was diagnosed with a rare cancer at just seven weeks old.
A new immunotherapy can greatly extend the lives of some people with advanced head and neck cancer, with some living for three years or more, a major trial has found.
Some Scots with bowel cancer are waiting more than eight months to begin their treatment, a new study has suggested.
A north-east woman who helps save lives is once again doing a good turn for others.
The daughter of a man who died with pancreatic cancer after months of delays in his treatment has called for waiting times to be cut to help fight the disease.
Scientists have equipped a virus that kills carcinoma cells with a protein so it can also target and kill adjacent cells that are tricked into shielding the cancer from the immune system and supplying it with growth factors and nutrients.
A major overhaul of national cancer screening programmes will look at possible changes to currently outsourced provision following “recent issues” with breast and cervical cancer screening, NHS England has said.
A fresh appeal has been made to raise money for a cancer sufferer desperate to return home to Scotland for treatment after being stuck on an island in the Indian Ocean.
The fiance of a cancer sufferer stuck on an island in the Indian Ocean said they are both “speechless” after wellwishers donated more than £13,000 for an air ambulance to fly them home.
NHS Grampian's new cancer-fighting machine will cost £1.5 million more than first thought.
Cancer charities are demanding the number of staff in the NHS is increased “urgently” after new figures showed a rise in deaths from the disease last year.
An Aberdeen university has made its first major appointment as part of its £4.5 million campaign to install a world-class cancer research team.
Work by the Second World War codebreaker Alan Turing could help develop better tests for the early detection of cancer and other diseases, according to university experts.
A north-east cancer charity has launched an urgent appeal to help decorate Santa’s grotto.
More than £24 million has been donated in aid of cancer research following the Stand Up To Cancer television fundraiser.
MPs have written to Northern Ireland’s health chief to express concerns that cancer services in the region are falling behind the rest of the UK.
The head of the Civil Service, Sir Jeremy Heywood, has announced his retirement in order to concentrate on his recovery from cancer.
Treating those suffering from prostate cancer with radiotherapy on top of regular treatment could extend the life of men with advanced forms of the disease, research has found.
An Aberdeen charity will introduce a new wellbeing support group this month.
An Aberdeen dance teacher battling breast cancer is hoping ballet stars will step up to make her wish come true.
An Aberdeen mum who has been given eight to 12 months to live said she is determined to defy doctors once again.
An energy firm has teamed up with a north-east charity to celebrate its 35th year.
Stephen Fry and Bill Turnbull have been praised for raising awareness of prostate cancer through their own experiences with the disease.
A high-profile victim of a major cancer-screening scandal in Ireland has died aged 37.
People in the north-east is being urged to wear pink for breast cancer awareness on October 19.