Lung cancer deaths in men have dropped by nearly 60% over the last 40 years.
A leading breast cancer charity has called for women with a history of breast cancer to have annual mammograms when they are in their 30s.
Charities and researchers have highlighted the importance of diagnosing ovarian cancer early to improve survival from the disease.
A UK study of patients in general practice has found that a persistent sore throat could be a previously overlooked warning sign for cancer of the larynx.
Scientists in Australia have developed a blood test that can detect cancer in 10 minutes.