Aherne passed away in her Manchester home today
Discovery that fat rather than sugar is tumour's preferred source of energy opens up a whole new way to make cancer-fighting drugs
The discovery of infectious cancers – once thought to be rare in nature – in three different kinds of shellfish 'raises questions about the implications for cancer transmission in humans', expert says
Researchers identify cells that are likely to become cancerous and a drug that appears to stop this happening
New study reveals 66 per cent of patients saw their tumours shrink after using immunotherapy drug
The ‘Deal or No Deal’ host is the latest public figure to offer his two cents on cancer cures and David Barnett is not impressed
Mike Chettle was unable to move properly when bowel cancer spread rapidly around his body
'I think Noel Edmonds should stick to what he's good at. Presenting quiz shows and beard trimming, rather than curing cancer,' says the patient
Evidence presented at the world's largest cancer conference in Chicago this weekend shows personalised cancer treatments can be six times more effective than 'blanket' approach
Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer for men in the UK and is thought to be responsible for 10,000 deaths annually
'Provided proper cooling, storage and reheating takes place, it is fine to reheat spinach,' European Food Information Council admits after student's scientific arguments win the day
Researchers have found a way to persuade the body's immune system to attack tumours – and it is largely free from side effects
Researchers examined the link between unemployment, public health care spending and cancer mortality in more than 70 countries over a 20-year period from 1990 to 2010
'Some of the declines we have already seen in cancer mortality — the large decline in lung cancer — that was because of efforts to stop people from smoking'
Campaigners say the public do 'not want this toxic poison to be used to grow our food, contaminate our parks and playgrounds or be sprayed in our home gardens'
It will soon be too dangerous to perform caesarean sections, joint replacements and chemotherapy if antibiotics become ineffective