A series of interviews and articles for World Cancer Day (4th February), aiming to provide information and advice for those who want to reduce their risk of cancer, are caring for someone with cancer or simply want to learn more about this disease.
Thought Leader Interviews
This World Cancer Day, we ask Dr. Lion Shahab, one of the UK's leading experts on e-cigarettes and smoking, about the safety of e-cigarettes, or vaping, in comparison to smoking cigarettes.
An interview with Professor Attila Lorincz, discussing the development of a new cervical cancer test that is able to identify cervical cancer and pre-cancer in 100% cases.
We speak to Cary Adams, CEO of the charity that helped to start the annual World Cancer Day, about the reasons why cancer is still such a huge global issue, and the meaning behind the slogan: I Am And I Will.
Articles Written by our Team of Experts
The terminology surrounding cancer can be highly complex and confusing. This article provides definitions for some commonly used words and phrases.
Cancer is defined as a group of diseases that have a wide range of causes. Each cancer differs in biology and pathophysiology, but all animals and even plants are susceptible to cancer.
Whilst certain risk factors are unmodifiable (such as the genes that a person has inherited), other risk factors, such as lifestyle and environment, can be altered to help prevent or reduce the risk of cancer.
Chemotherapy is one of the most common treatments offered for cancer. However, this type of treatment is highly potent and comes with some serious side effects that must be managed by the patient and their caregiver.
When a loved one is diagnosed with cancer, both the patient and their family go through a very difficult time. It is important to know that support is available and that it is OK to feel a range of emotions.