Some of the damaging effects of ageing could be stopped by the manipulation of cells, according to new research.
An Aberdeen man is planning a unique fundraising event to mark a year since he was diagnosed with cancer.
A potentially life-saving new treatment for children with a rare form of leukaemia is being made available on the NHS – but a drug for adults with blood cancer has been rejected.
Perfectly groomed brows, just the right shade of foundation and a dazzling smudge of bright lipstick; this is Helen Mulgrew’s “war paint” for the day ahead.
A grandfather who has survived three types of cancer is cycling from Twickenham to Tokyo to raise money for charity.
A children's entertainment firm has expanded a scheme which allows children undergoing cancer treatment to go swimming, after being granted a permanent base at an Aberdeen pool.
Sam Lloyd, who played bumbling lawyer Ted Buckland in the American comedy-drama Scrubs, has been diagnosed with cancer.
The introduction of a simpler test for bowel cancer has led to an increase in the number of people taking part, official analysis suggests.
The risk of developing an obesity-related cancer is increasing for millennials in the US, according to a new study.
The Scottish Conservatives have pledged to introduce fast-track cancer diagnosis to improve waiting times for patients.
An MSP and her breast cancer survivor sister are urging people to help raise money for research by wearing a unity band to support World Cancer Day.
GPs should consider cancer of the larynx when patients report a persistent sore throat – particularly when combined with other seemingly low-level symptoms, research suggests.
Some of the best-known music acts in the north are coming together to support Roz Paterson’s Go Fund Me campaign for potentially lifesaving cancer treatment in America.
Inverness cancer victim to defy medic’s prediction that he had 12 months to live by taking part in Etape Loch Ness
A cancer victim is set to defy the odds this April by taking part in the Etape Loch Ness sportive after medical professionals feared he would not be alive to see this year’s event.
Five-year survival for breast, prostate and bowel cancer has barely improved in the last decade, new figures suggest.
A comic book artist has added a splash of colour to a north-east charity's £2 million fundraising campaign.
Guidelines on cancer referrals in Scotland have been updated in a bid to recognise symptoms of the disease earlier.
A new campaign demystifying women’s smear tests has been launched to combat the plummeting number of people going for one.
A mum from Tomatin who travelled to America for life-saving treatment on a rare cancer in her spine has been chosen as the face of a campaign to save lives.
Staff shortages within the NHS risk undermining the Scottish Government’s £100 million cancer strategy, a new report has found.
An intrepid New Zealand woman has completed an epic six-month journey driving a 1958 Morris Minor from Aberdeen to Cape Town in South Africa in remembrance of her father.
A university lecturer has been forced into early retirement after having a lung removed in a life-saving cancer operation.
A senior food scientist and top NHS doctor have joined politicians from across Parliament to demand action on the cancer risk from processed meats like bacon and ham.
Persistent bloating, a major symptom of ovarian cancer, could be mistaken as a result of post-Christmas weight gain, a charity has warned.
Half of the top dozen UK pancreatic cancer researchers are based in Glasgow, new analysis has found.
The sod has been cut on two multi-million-pound developments which will transform healthcare in the north-east.
More than 20% of cancer patients in NHS Grampian and NHS Highland are waiting longer than the Scottish Government’s 62-day target for treatment.
The number of cancer patients who are having to wait longer than the target of 62 days to receive treatment has increased, according to official statistics.
People living in rural areas are less likely to survive cancer than those who live in cities, according to a new global review.
A series of “game-changing” medications combating a series of severe ailments have been approved for use in Scotland.
A worldwide search is under way for some extremely rare blood which could help to save a two-year-old girl’s life.
A north-east mum has challenged herself to double the £20,000 she raised for charity in memory of her brother who died of cancer.