Cancer Research UK

Women Bare Mastectomy Scars In Empowering Photos To Raise Breast Cancer Awareness

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Women who were diagnosed with breast cancer have taken part in a candid photoshoot revealing their mastectomy scars to the world. The portraits, photo...

Disabled Women More Likely To Miss Out On Crucial Breast Cancer Screenings

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Disabled women are less likely to attend potentially life-saving breast and bowel cancer screenings, a report partly funded by Cancer Research UK has ...

Six Marathons, Six Weeks And Stand Up To Cancer's Great Canoe Challenge In Between... Bring It On!

Helen Weller | Posted 27.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Weller

I can't bear the thought of sitting at home, going stir-crazy, and I've always loved exercise. So after I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014 at ...

I'm So Glad I Can Watch My Little Girl Grow Up

Angela Davies | Posted 23.09.2017 | UK Parents
Angela Davies

She's talked about wanting to be a nurse when she grows up, but at the moment she wants to look after dolphins after we swam with them on a trip. To be honest, we don't care what she does - we are just delighted to be even talking about her growing up after everything she's been through. We will be happy with whatever she wants.

He Never Stopped Smiling, Even Through Cancer

Karen Harrison | Posted 22.09.2017 | UK Parents
Karen Harrison

My son Josh never got to have his second birthday party because he was diagnosed with cancer. In fact, we found out the day after we had been looking ...

My Son Was Given 24 Hours To Live But Thanks To Research He's Still Alive Today

Jag Chatha | Posted 21.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jag Chatha

We came so close to losing Amarvir and we'll never forget that. We never take life for granted anymore and are very proud of the man he's becoming. We owe his survival to the incredible advances that have been made in cancer research.

Why Stand Up To Cancer's Great Canoe Challenge Is My Ballsy-est Fundraising Move Yet

David Sing | Posted 18.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
David Sing

Things got bigger and better from there. Everyone was so supportive and focusing on fundraising really helped as my treatment continued. My girlfriend Chloe has been particularly brilliant, helping me organise different charity nights over the last three years.

Alcohol Industry 'Distorting' And 'Denying' Links Between Booze And Cancer, Researchers Warn

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

The alcohol industry is “misrepresenting evidence” about the cancer risks associated with drinking, researchers have warned. Drinking increases th...

Lymphoma Is The Fifth Most Common Cancer In UK - But Can You Spot The Symptoms?

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Lymphoma is the fifth most commonly diagnosed cancer in the UK, yet awareness is limited. A recent survey, conducted as part of the Make Blood Cancer...

A New App Can Detect The Early Signs Of Pancreatic Cancer From A Selfie

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 29.08.2017 | UK Tech

A new app that uses selfies to check for signs of pancreatic cancer has “shown promise” in helping scientists correctly identify cases of concern ...

The Unexpected Symptom Of Skin Cancer Everyone Should Be Aware Of

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A nail artist is raising awareness of a lesser-known symptom of skin cancer which she discovered on a client’s nail. The artist said she noticed one...

AI Is Now Helping Doctors Diagnose Skin Cancer Faster

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 23.08.2017 | UK Tech

Doctors are hoping that artificial intelligence could be the key to detecting signs of melanoma skin cancer far earlier than the current methods of di...

Mum Almost Gave Up Cancer Treatment - Now She's One Of The Busiest People I Know

Kate Todd | Posted 21.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Todd

Because of all the stomach pains she'd been having, doctors told Mum that they thought she might have appendicitis. But Mum was found to have a cyst on her ovary the size of a large grapefruit and further tests revealed it was actually a cancerous tumour. After surgery to remove the tumour, Mum had chemotherapy. Six weeks later she and Clive got married.

Number Of Cancer Patients Waiting Longer For Treatment Has Skyrocketed, Labour Says

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK Politics

The number of cancer patients waiting longer than they should for treatment has skyrocketed in the last five years, Labour says. Analysis of latest qu...

Gold Nanoparticles Could Be A New Way To Treat Cancer

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.08.2017 | UK Tech

Scientists from Edinburgh University have found that gold could be used to tackle certain cancers. The team found that gold nanoparticles greatly incr...

How Cancer Turns Your Calendar Upside Down...

Keely Kiernan | Posted 21.07.2017 | UK Parents
Keely Kiernan

In September 2011 my son, Rhys, was diagnosed with a brain tumour. My partner and I couldn't believe what was happening. Rhys was only four and had to go straight into surgery to remove the tumour - it was terrifying, and from that moment our world was turned upside down.

GCSE Student Distraught After Coursework Accidentally Sold In Charity Shop For Just £5

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 04.07.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A teenage girl and her mother have launched a major social media campaign to find her GCSE coursework after it was accidentally sold in a charity shop...

Inspirational Father's Day Stories, 2017: My Dad Was My Hero

Serena Taylor-Wright | Posted 17.06.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Serena Taylor-Wright

To me, Father's Day isn't just about thinking of a gift that will make your dad happy or going to visit him if you haven't seen him for a while, it's about honouring all the dads who have fought their hardest to be the best and most supportive man in their child's life.

What You Should Know About Secondary Breast Cancer

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Secondary breast cancer occurs when cancer spreads from the breast to other areas of the body. “Sometimes, cancer cells - that can’t be seen with ...

7 Warning Signs Of Anal Cancer

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Anal cancer is a rare form of cancer, affecting roughly 1,200 people each year in the UK. The risk of developing the disease increases as a person age...

5 Signs Your Mole Might Be Cancerous

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

We all have moles, yet not all of us check them for changes. This is concerning, as malignant melanoma is the second most common form of cancer among ...

Thousands Visit GP 'Three Times Or More Before Being Diagnosed With Cancer'

Press Association | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Thousands of people diagnosed with cancer in A&E each year have visited their GP three times or more with symptoms, research shows. The most comprehen...

Scientists Have Found A New To Fight Breast Cancer And Say It Could Be A Game Changer

Press Association | Oscar Williams | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Tech

A new method of combating breast cancer has been discovered by scientists after they pinpointed a key driver for its growth and spread. Researchers fo...

31-Year-Old Non-Smoker Dies From Lung Cancer After Being Told Symptoms Were 'Stress'

PA Real Life Features | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A young woman who never smoked has died of lung cancer aged 31, after doctors initially diagnosed her symptoms as ‘stress’. Andrea Flint died afte...

Can You Spot The Signs Of Vulval Cancer?

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Vulval cancer affects roughly 1,170 women in the UK each year. It affects the the area of skin between a woman’s legs which is made up of two outer...