What is cancer?
Watch our animation to understand what cancer is and how it develops.
Common cancer types
There are many different types of cancer, and depending on the type, stage and grade, will depend on what treatment you are offered. Read further into specific types of cancer to learn more.
Staying safe in the sun
With summer in full swing, learn how to be sun safe, reduce your risk of skin cancer and check your moles.
Taking care in the sun
Many of us enjoy hot and sunny weather. But fun in the sun does come with some risks, especially when it comes to our skin. Bupa’s Stephanie Munn and British Skin Foundation Trustee Dr Bav Shergill, explain how to take care of your family’s skin.
Cancer screening and tests
There are screening programmes for some cancers in the UK, such as breast and cervical screening. For other types, there are tests that may be recommended for you, or ones you can choose to have privately, such as a PSA test. Visit our pages to learn more about each type of screening.