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Organic food and cancer risk – gut microbe expert on latest...

Cutting out pesticides by eating only organic food could slash your cancer risk. Shutterstock   Tim Spector, King's College London Organic food is an over-hyped and overpriced fad,...

How weaponising the body’s immune system can deliver a cure for...

Fighting back. Shutterstock Mark Cragg, University of Southampton   We’re beginning to treat cancer in a whole new way. Rather than killing cancer cells directly with chemo...

Does cannabis cure cancer? We asked an expert

Yarygin/Shutterstock.com David Robert Grimes, Queen's University Belfast For thousands of years people have used cannabis for recreational, ritualistic and medicinal purposes. In the modern era, the...

We now have the first clear evidence cell phone radiation can...

This week, following three days of live-broadcast peer review sessions, experts concluded that a pair of federal studies show “clear evidence” that cell phone...

Elephants Are Strangely Resistant to Cancer – And We May Finally...

The genetic clues could help humans, too.   A research team peering into the relatively underexplored "junk" DNA of mammals has found more clues as to...

Synthetic Cell Produces Anti-Cancer Drugs Within a Tumor

"Nano-factory" synthetic cells have been developed that produce cancer-killing drugs from inside the tumor(Credit: Ugreen/Depositphotos)   By Kevin Hattori. Technion researchers have successfully treated a cancerous tumor...

Could ageing immune systems be a better predictor of cancer than...

Chemotherapy. Chaikom/Shutterstock   Sam Palmer, Heriot-Watt University and Thea Newman, University of Dundee It has long been known that cancer arises when genes mutate and start producing...

New research shows how alcohol damages DNA and increases cancer risk

"Credit: CC0 Public Domain" Scientists have shown how alcohol damages DNA in stem cells, helping to explain why drinking increases your risk of cancer, according...

Virtual reality lets scientists walk around inside cancer cells, set to...

Imagine being able to walk around inside a virtual replica of your own cells. That is becoming a reality, thanks to groundbreaking technology developed at...

An Answer to Cancer? Using the immune system to fight cancer...

Oncologists are turning to a novel form of therapy to combat cancer: retraining or reengineering the immune system to quash tumor growth. In this...

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