Following the growing debate about the use of the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test for prostate cancer and whether the age limit of 50 should be lowered, Public Health England (PHE) has issued new guidelines to general practitioners (GPs).
Researchers think they may have found the reason why people from countries where vegetarianism is more common, tend to be at higher risk of cancer when they live in the West and eat more meat.
Doctors in the US say they are developing a new test that can show almost immediately whether chemotherapy is working. Eventually, the researchers hope patients will also be able to watch the disease being cleared from the body.
The idea that breakfast is the most important meal of the day has little scientific basis according to nutritionists at the University of Bath.
Scientists in Birmingham have devised a new and more accurate blood test to identify prostate cancer.