Articles Archive:

Best Cancer Reporter Award - In the jungle of the miracle healers


It was her own fault that she lost her chance to be cured. Or was it? This article, which was first published in the German weekly news magazine Der Spiegel, and won its author a Best Cancer Reporter Award, explores what makes people choose alternative over conventional treatments.

Cover Story - Frederic Amant: building the evidence base for saving mother and child


Understanding the impact of treating the mother on the long-term health of her unborn child has long been held back by logistical and ethical obstacles to researching this rare patient population. Frédéric Amant took up the challenge.

Spotlight on... - Cancer Core Europe


Can deep and close-knit collaboration between a handful of elite centres achieve what broader European research platforms and projects cannot?

Cutting Edge - What can we learn from liquid biopsies?


Early detection, disease prognosis, a guide to treatment, a key to unlock the secrets of how cancers evolve. Researchers have high hopes for what they can learn from the biological detritus shed by primary tumours and metastases.

Cross Talk - Does lack of physical exercise jeopardise a patient's chances of survival?


Exercise reduces the risks of getting some cancers – but what about after diagnosis? What should we be advising our patients?

Spotlight on... - Championing healthcare in an age of austerity: an interview with the European Health Commissioner


Vytenis Andriukaitis talks to Cancer WorldÂ’s Anna Wagstaff about what Europe needs to do to safeguard and extend access to high-quality cancer care in challenging times.