World Cancer Research Fund

Is GDP Cheating West Africa?

Claudia Delpero | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK
Claudia Delpero

The spectacular GDP growth recorded by some West African countries in the past 5 years is all of a sudden undermined by the spread of the Ebola virus. The epidemic has put under the spotlight the poor conditions of health systems in the region, but also the fragility of economic models measured only by Gross Domestic Product.

When to Talk About Research?

Karen Sadler | Posted 28.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Sadler

Women who are obese and develop breast cancer are 41 per cent more likely to die earlier than women who are in the normal weight range before diagnosis.

Food Swap Tips: Warning Over Calorific 'Healthy' Dips

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 03.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A recent study has discovered that two out of three Brits underestimate the calorie levels in their food, in particular 'healthy' food dips like houmo...

Is Binge Drinking Causing Britain's Huge Increase In Liver Cancer?

PA | Posted 13.01.2012 | UK

The UK has the highest rate of oesophageal cancer in Europe while liver cancer deaths have jumped more than 70%, according to two new sets of figures....