Image copyright Getty Images Hundreds of UK men are trying out a new screening test for prostate cancer to see if it should eventually be offered routinely on the NHS. The test is a non-invasive MRI scan that takes images of the inside of the body to check for any abnormal growths. Scientists running the…

Image copyright Goff family Image caption Former carpenter Alan Goff has been told to avoid public transport because his immune system is so weak A man who has an incurable form of bone marrow cancer had benefit payments stopped after an assessor deemed him “fully capable to do everything”. Alan Goff, 57, from Eltham, south-east…

A group of cancer patients have launched a hard-hitting photographic campaign in response to “pink and fluffy” adverts by some cancer charities which they say “don’t tell the truth” about the brutal reality of the disease. True Cancer Bodies was set up by Vicky Saynor after she saw a campaign video from the Breast Cancer…