Up to one billion tonnes of solid waste is being openly burned worldwide each year and risks the health of “tens of millions of people”, according to a review of the latest scientific evidence.

A new Leeds-based brain tumour Tissue Bank is set to open following donations from two Yorkshire charities.

Results from a study of children with cancer who tested positive for COVID-19 has found they were not at an increased risk of getting a severe coronavirus infection.

A new less invasive treatment is safer than standard major surgery for early-stage rectal cancer, giving patients a better quality of life with fewer life-altering side effects, a pilot study shows.

University of Leeds research has shown how microbubbles carrying powerful cancer drugs can be guided to the site of a tumour using antibodies.