Cancer

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NHS England announces large-scale trial of potential early cancer test
More than 100,000 volunteers aged between 50 and 77 sought to take part in Galleri blood screening

Ian Sample Science editor

13, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘Revolutionary’ lung cancer drug made available on NHS in England
Patients in England first to benefit from Sotorasib after drug proven to halt growth of tumours for seven months

Andrew Gregory Health editor

10, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Nurse shortage ‘delaying treatment for 21% of UK cancer patients’
One in five living with cancer lack dedicated support due to ‘shocking’ shortfall of specialist care, says report

Andrew Gregory Health editor

07, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Proceeds from Sarah Harding’s last single to fund cancer research
Profits from Wear It Like A Crown will go to Christie NHS foundation, which treated singer before her death

Haroon Siddique

07, Sep, 2021 @4:45 PM

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Sarah Harding obituary
Girls Aloud singer who later wrote a memoir about her rackety life as a pop star and her cancer diagnosis

Caroline Sullivan

05, Sep, 2021 @4:09 PM

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Sarah Harding’s heart-on-the-sleeve energy made pop look like fun
The self-described ‘Big Mouth’ brought a rock’n’roll ethos to the manufactured Girls Aloud

Michael Cragg

05, Sep, 2021 @2:17 PM

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These apps say they can detect cancer. But are they only for white people?
People can use cellphones to catch a slew of skin conditions but questions of accuracy and biases in algorithm databases remain

Jyoti Madhusoodanan

28, Aug, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Number of young smokers rose by a quarter in first lockdown, England study shows
Stress of pandemic could be behind increase in people aged 18-34, but number who quit habit also rose

Kevin Rawlinson

24, Aug, 2021 @11:01 PM

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New peace emerges as Covid lockdown ends my patient's bucket-list dreams | Michael Krasovitsky
As Stephanie approaches her death from cancer in her 40s, unable to travel or see the people she loves, she has found strength in connection

Michael Krasovitsky

24, Aug, 2021 @5:30 PM

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People whose mothers were overweight at higher risk of bowel cancer, study suggests
Findings may help explain why incidence of bowel cancer is rising among younger adults in developed regions

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

23, Aug, 2021 @10:30 PM

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Get yourself checked: Don’t ignore signs of cancer, urges NHS chief
Thousands of lives at risk because people don’t want to overburden the Covid-hit health service

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

14, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Breast cancer drug approved for NHS after maker agrees discount
Reversal of earlier rejection by Nice of abemaciclib – known as Verzenios – is welcomed by campaigners

Sarah Marsh

12, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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