Cancer Research UK

Why Is Man V Food's Adam Richman Posing With A Football On His Nethers?

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 06.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In reference to World Cup 2014, Man V Food's Adam Richman (these days more man, less food) is seen posing naked for Cosmopolitan magazine's July issue...

Why I'm Taking the 'Organic Food Doesn't Influence Cancer Risk' Headlines With a Pinch of Organic Salt

Amy Leech | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Leech

Such a thing as the impact of pesticide exposure on health is a small, albeit important, part of a million piece puzzle we are only just starting to solve. It cannot be denied that this research is incredibly important, it is welcome and essential and I'd hope that in 10 years' time we'd have seen more research so we could start to make conclusions on this issue.

Developing A New Vaccine Could Prevent 200,000 New Cancer Cases

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A vaccine to prevent infection with a common herpes virus, the Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV), could help prevent up to 200,000 new cancers worldwide each y...

Poorna Bell

The Make-Up Free Selfie Cancer Campaign Haters May Be Feeling Pretty Stupid...

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The make-up free selfie campaign that was designed to raise awareness about breast cancer by getting people to tweet selfies with #NoMakeUpSelfie, fac...

More Proof Plain Cigarette Packaging Is A Good Thing

PA | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK

Cigarettes in brightly coloured packs are considered to be less harmful than others, a poll suggests prompting health campaigners to renew calls for p...

Can Mushrooms Cure Cancer?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Like vitamin C, mushrooms have been spoken about in holistic circles as being a wonderful cancer prevention and cure. Whether or not this is true,...

Dryathlon Diary Week Two - Re-e-Lapse (Almost)

Tom Stroud | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Stroud

I spent the first couple of days genuinely enjoying my sobriety. Stress levels were lower and I slept like a baby, even rising early doors to hit the hotel gym while my colleagues slept off their hangovers. However, on the third night, our group decided to go out to sample of Manchester's famed nightlife...

How Your Medical Records Could Save Lives

Professor Peter Weissberg | Posted 16.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Professor Peter Weissberg

We've seen examples of this in the past where researchers have been able to highlight aspects of lifestyle that affect the risk of developing disease. This past week marked the 50th anniversary of the US Surgeon General report on smoking, which for the first time in the US highlighted the significant health harms to the general public from smoking.

Dryathlon Diary Week 1 - Go Dry or Go Home?

Tom Stroud | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Stroud

I love alcohol. There, I said it. It makes everything more enjoyable. It's been a big factor in some of my closest, most meaningful relationships. In fact, it's the main reason some girls even find me attractive enough to enter a relationship in the first place... So when the people at Dryathlon enlisted me for a month of sobriety in the name of raising money for Cancer Research UK, I felt a tad concerned.

Cancer Death Rates Have Dropped By More Than 20%

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Cancer death rates in the UK have dropped by more than a fifth since the 1990s, according to new figures from a leading charity. In 1990, the disea...

Self-help Strategies to Deal With Chemotherapy

Karin Sieger | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

Cancer treatment varies depending on the nature and progression of the disease. It can focus on eliminating cancer tumours and cells, slowing down or stabilising the spread of the disease.

And We're Off! The Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge Has Begun

Dan Howie | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK Sport
Dan Howie

The Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge 2013/14 has begun! We're now 48 hours into the race and we're lying in third place so far. Its early days but we've had a good start and above all, it's an amazing feeling to finally be out in the Atlantic after two years of preparation and training.

Why Is This New Test For Prostate Cancer Good News?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

At present, there is no way to distinguish between the more serious forms of prostate cancer and the less serious which may not require surgery or che...

Mega Cancer Database Inspired By Weather Prediction Technology May Save Many Lives

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A unique cancer database based on weather forecasting science is being used to predict the most effective ways to fight the disease in a ground-breaki...

Kerching! Halloween Charity Fundraiser Deemed 'Too Scary' Doubles Donations (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK

SEE ALSO: Halloween Dead Body Decorations Prompt Neighbours To Call The Police (PICTURES) A cancer charity fundraiser who was ordered by police to ...

Too Scary? Cancer Fund Raiser Ordered To 'Tone Down' Halloween Display (PICTURES)

Archant | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

SEE ALSO: Halloween Dead Body Decorations Prompt Neighbours To Call The Police (PICTURES) A cancer charity fundraiser has been ordered by police to...

Life After Death - Why I'll Be Remembering a Charity in My Will

Angela Rippon | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK
Angela Rippon

It's a common myth that only the rich and famous leave money to charity when they die. This couldn't be further from the truth. The reality is without the gifts left in Wills by people like you and I, many of the charities we know and love simply wouldn't even exist.

Special Cancer Therapy Comes To The UK

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Cancer patients who currently travel abroad for a special type of radiotherapy will be able to get it in the UK from 2018. Public health minister A...

Could This New Approach To Cancer Cure The Disease Altogether?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Apart from AIDS, finding a cure for cancer is the Philosopher's Stone of modern medicine. Now, in research laid out by Harvard University - one of the...

The Holy Grail for Early Cancer Diagnosis Takes a Huge Leap Forward

Ellee Seymour | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ellee Seymour

What makes this collection so valuable and unique is that the serum samples were taken from healthy people annually, and, in many cases up to 10 years prior to a cancer diagnosis. The collaboration will use these samples to select biomarkers which provide a clear indication of change in the early pre-diagnosis stages of disease.

Could Beta Blockers Boost Effects Of Chemotherapy?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Beta blocker drugs, normally used for high blood pressure, could enhance the effectiveness of chemotherapies in treating neuroblastoma, a type of chil...

Bowel Cancer Rates Soar Among Men

PA | Posted 01.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Bowel cancer rates among men have soared by more than a quarter in the last 35 years, new figures have shown. In contrast, women have experienced a...

Shock At Huge Rise In Number Of Child Smokers

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.03.2013 | UK

The number of children who have taken up smoking has risen by 50,000 in just one year, research suggests. About 207,000 children aged 11 to 15 star...

Sarah Dean

EXCLUSIVE: Arguably The UK's Hottest Boyband Show Their Caring Side For Christmas

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Dean | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

"We met an 80-year-old woman in a hospital once and she actually held on to life because she knew she was going to see us," recounts JLS member JB Gil...

Bring Back the Ronseal Test

Dave Clements | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK
Dave Clements

I'm sure there are other similar wood-treatment products out there but only the Ronseal test will get us any closer to making sure that riots, housing associations and charities do what they say on the tin.