One-fifth (20%) of UK managers with a team member who has, or has had, cancer do not know how to discuss that or any other serious illness with employees, according to research by AXA PPP healthcare.
Five hundred thousand people will be diagnosed with cancer each year in the UK by 2035 if trends continue, according to a Cancer Research UK study published in the British Journal of Cancer.
Employers are being left exposed to the fallout from cancer cases by a lack of specific planning, support and management according to research conducted among 500 HR professionals.
E-cigarettes are likely to be beneficial to UK public health according to a Royal College of Physicians report.
The cost of health insurance claims for cancer treatment among contractors and tradespeople has increased by 84% since 2012 according to ECIS.
The Cancer Drugs Fund has not been managed effectively and the government is still unable to assess the benefit to cancer patients, the Public Accounts Committee has found.
Cancer death rates in the UK have fallen by nearly 10% over 10 years according to the latest analysis released on World Cancer Day by Cancer Research UK.
Cancer patients could be at risk of losing their homes if proposed government cuts to Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) go ahead, according to research commissioned by Macmillan Cancer Support.
Almost 700,000 new cases of cancer linked to being overweight or obese could be diagnosed in the UK during the next 20 years, a report has warned.
Three in five (61%) of UK adults fear they won't be able to pay the bills if they become ill with cancer, Aviva's latest Health Check UK Report has highlighted.
Cases of oral cancer are increasing and are now the tenth most common cancer in men according to new figures released by Cancer Research UK.
Regional differences between diagnosing cancers at late and early stages mean that 20,000 people could have a better chance of survival if all regions reached the level of the best.
Bupa UK has launched a self-referral service for breast and bowel cancer so customers can have access to the right specialists without needing a GP referral.
Bowel cancer cases can be divided into 'four distinct diseases' with some more aggressive and with higher fatality rates than others, a study has found.
Cigna UK HealthCare Benefits (Cigna) and BreastHealth UK have formed an alliance to offer Cigna customers OneStop breast cancer diagnostics from beginning January 2016.
Aviva has launched a new group protection proposition offering policy holders and members a full suite of workplace products and services following its merger with Friends Life.
Breast cancer is the was the common cause of female Critical Illness (CI) claims from Aviva and Friends Life, accounting for 44% of all claims by females in 2014, the insurer has revealed.
The NHS has met the majority of its cancer waiting targets, however it has missed two, figures for July 2015 have revealed.
Legal & General (L&G) paid out £422,500 on children's critical illness (CI) cover claims for leukaemia in 2014, the figure has been released for National Leukaemia Awareness Month.
The NHS has proposed removing some drugs from the list of those funded by the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF).
Royal London has announced a new fundraising goal of £68,000 for the charity Bloodwise, formerly Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research.
The four year crude survival rate for head and neck cancers varies by over 30% depending on the type of cancer, an audit has found.
Older cancer patients are no less likely to refuse treatment than younger patients, but are less likely to receive treatment, research from Macmillan has found.
Seven out of ten people know someone with cancer, while 63% have or have had a family member or close friend with cancer, research for Macmillan Cancer Support has found.