Mortality rates from breast cancer are predicted to fall in the UK and across Europe (except for in Poland) by 2019, according to new research...

19 March 2019

New breast cancer immunotherapy atezolizumab (Tecentriq) is to be made available in the short term for certain NHS patients with metastatic ‘triple...

15 March 2019

New monthly cancer waiting times figures have been released today by NHS England. The figures show: The two week wait for people referred with...

14 March 2019

The study, led by scientists at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute and published in Nature, examined the patterns of genetic changes within...

13 March 2019

NHS England has today announced that new waiting times standards for people with urgent mental and physical needs are to be trialled across the...

11 March 2019

The proportion of women aged 50-70 taking up routine breast screening fell to 70.5% in 2017-18, down from 71.1% in 2016-17, according to the Breast...

28 February 2019

New research published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine has found that a new drug – sacituzumab – is effective in stopping growth of...

22 February 2019

The National Audit Office (NAO) has today published its new report into the management of health screening, finding that the proportion of eligible...

1 February 2019

A survey by Bupa and HCA Healthcare UK has suggested that almost six million women in the UK could be putting their health at risk by not checking...

31 January 2019