All blog posts in Science and research

New research in The Lancet quantifies cancer risk factors for countries around the world, across age, sex and over time
We know that people who live with overweight or obesity have a higher risk of cancer. So why are we funding more research into the links?
When we talk about anything that's personal and emotional – such as cancer – the words we use matter
Confusion persists about the safety – and benefits – of drinking coffee, especially in relation to cancer. So what's the latest evidence? 
A study claims that eating 2 mushrooms a day can halve your risk of cancer. Is the research too good to be true?
Mystery and misinformation surround the menopause, especially when it comes to hormone replacement therapy
Recent research has looked into using diet therapy to ‘starve’ cancer cells of energy. But what does the science show?
We’ve learnt a lot in 30 years. Melissa takes a look at the progress we have made towards understanding cancer prevention
What are the links between obesity and COVID-19?