How well does the UK diagnose and treat cancer – and is there a postcode lottery with regional variations in the quality of care?
Scientists, researchers and clinicians are being urged to put aside fierce competition and protectionism to join forces in the fight against cancer
Such is the challenge posed by the threat of cancer to take away life, few could claim victory, but outcomes have improved dramatically and a milestone breakthrough may be within reach
The escape from poverty has closed the door on many of mankind’s worst afflictions, but thrown open the window to others
It’s no secret that corporate philanthropy is changing. Companies from industries as diverse as mining and logistics publish reports describing ambitious goals to contribute not just money, but their employees’ time and skills to the societies in which they operate
It’s a disease that affects men and many are reluctant to seek diagnosis, but awareness of prostate cancer is rising along with survival rates, writes Liz Bestic
Accurate diagnosis of prostate cancer is an ever-present problem but, as Corinne Swainger discovers, new developments promise progress
More than 40,000 men in the UK are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year. Some have a lethal illness and around 10,000 will die. However, in many men prostate cancer is harmless and does not need any treatment, says Dr Chris Parker