Right across the country, thousands of families each year are affected by cancer.
A north-east mum facing cancer for the third time is calling on the public to dress unpredictable to help Stand Up to Cancer.
Pupil of Aberdeen dance teacher who died of cancer to raise cash in her memory by zip-lining across the River Clyde
A dancer is preparing to honour her teacher by conquering her fear of heights for a zip line challenge over the River Clyde.
Talking more openly about poo will help people feel more comfortable to seek advice if they have concerns, BBC journalist Jeremy Bowen has said.
More than four in 10 people who are eventually diagnosed with cancer have to see their GP at least twice before being referred for tests, a new report shows.
A cancer patient who was on life support earlier this year is set to take on a 245-mile trek known as Britain’s hardest walk.
Charities have launched a campaign to encourage millions of people with long-term health conditions to get active.
A teenage girl who had an arm amputated to help cure her cancer has won a competition after learning to draw with her opposite hand.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s estranged wife Marina Wheeler has spoken of her cervical cancer diagnosis and encouraged women to undergo smear tests.
On the tenth anniversary of the death of former England manager Sir Bobby Robson, his widow said people’s love and respect for him has not diminished.
Actress Danika McGuigan has died at the age of 33 following a short illness.
A campaign highlighting the importance of early diagnosis is back on TV screens – and one of the cancer survival stories it tells is that of Elgin woman Fiona Lochhead.
The Government plans to eliminate smoking from Britain by 2030, leaked documents reportedly show.
Boys in the UK will be given the HPV jab from September in a bid to wipe out cervical cancer and prevent thousands of cases of other cancers, the Government has announced.
Obesity kills more people than smoking for certain types of cancer.
BBC newsreader Kate Williams has revealed that she was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer last summer.
National prize for north-east cancer charity volunteer determined to protect families from grief like her own
A north-east woman who lost her mum, sister, niece and aunties to cancer has received a national award for her volunteering.
A brewing company has marked a milestone in one of its owners’ recovery from cancer with a special message on some of its cans.
Cancer Research UK has been criticised for a campaign which draws a parallel between smoking and obesity.
Dozens of classic cars hit the road on a tour of food producers across Moray and Speyside to rally support for a cancer charity.
North and north-east cancer patients face some of the longest waiting times in Scotland when it comes to meeting a key treatment target for urgent cases.
Vaccinating boys against human papillomavirus (HPV) may cut rates of men with cancers related to the virus in the long term, new research suggests.
Two friends are preparing to set off on their long-held ambitions to cycle the length of the country for a cause close to their hearts.
A mother who twice went to a Highland hospital with vomiting was given an incorrect diagnosis and "unreasonably" discharged before being found to have cancer from which she ultimately died.
An Aberdeen doctor says the introduction of more accurate scans will be a “game changer” in the fight against prostate cancer.
A north-east charity has been granted nearly £300,000 to continue work to support people affected by cancer.
Women from across the north-east are being encouraged to go to their smear tests to ensure any signs of cancer are caught early.
North-east golfers raise more than £6,500 for cancer support charity with 17-hour endurance challenge
A group of four golfers have raised more than £6,500 in aid of cancer support by taking part in a golfing charity drive.
There’s not much that a cup of tea can’t solve, or so the saying goes.
If there’s one thing we are blessed with in Scotland, it is plenty of remote and rural space.
NHS Grampian could "significantly reduce" the number of people waiting too long for treatment of certain types of cancer if a new action plan is agreed.
A north-east dad has praised “miracle worker” doctors after his son had a nine-hour surgery to remove a brain tumour.