Acting like a "Trojan horse" the bacteria can infiltrate tumours and flag the cancer cells to the body's immune system, say scientists.Read the full story ›
Nearly two-thirds experienced mental health problems as waiting times for treatment increased.Read the full story ›
Almost nine in 10 people are not aware that drinking red wine can increase a person's chances of getting cancer.Read the full story ›
- ITV News report by Olivia Kinsley
Around one in eight people diagnosed with cancer feel they have lost touch with friends as a result of the disease, according to a survey by Macmillan Cancer Support.
The charity says that talking to close friends and relatives is important for sufferers dealing with the illness - but not enough people are getting the support they need.
A young doctor, who reached his fundraising target of £100,000 last week, has died of a cancer that runs in his family.Read the full story ›
Overcooking foods such as chips, potatoes, toast and Sunday roast vegetables could increase the risk of cancer, according to a study.Read the full story ›
Jay Oxley was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer and had to be put into a coma.Read the full story ›
Kristi Loyall had her foot amputated after she was diagnosed with cancer, but since then her Instagram account has been an inspiration.Read the full story ›
A drug activated by laser light successfully destroys early prostate cancer, while also avoiding side effects common with surgery.Read the full story ›
A new immunotherapy drug, similar to the one denied to writer AA Gill, has shown promising results in trials.Read the full story ›