Global Cancer News

Global cancer statistics 2018: GLOBOCAN estimates of incidence and mortality worldwide for 36 cancers in 185 countries

This article provides a status report on the global burden of cancer worldwide using the GLOBOCAN 2018 estimates of cancer incidence and mortality produced by the International Agency for Research on Cancer, with a focus…

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Breast screening error: women need reassurance, not misleading statistics

Anne Li On Wednesday, May 2nd, Jeremy Hunt announced that the English breast screening programme had suffered a computer failure, resulting in an estimated 450,000 women not receiving their final breast screening invitation since 2009.…

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Vigorous exercise reduces tiredness in testicular cancer survivors

Anne Li High-intensity interval training reduces tiredness and improves self-esteem for testicular cancer survivors, according to a study published in the British Journal of Cancer. It found that men who had been treated for testicular…

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Prostate cancer diagnosis: how scientists are working to get it right

Anne Li Almost 48,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer in the UK every year. But questions are being asked of the tests used to diagnose these men, and how they might be improved. The…

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London Mayor plans junk food ad ban on public transport

Anne Li Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has revealed plans to impose a ban on junk food advertising on public transport, in a bid to tackle childhood obesity. Khan is consulting on the plans that…

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