The patient touts

1 May 2014 0

Christiane Hawranek and Marco Maurer, freelance print and radio journalists, won a Best Cancer Reporter Award for their exposé of the agencies that exploit foreign patients seeking treatment for cancer and other serious conditions. They [more]

Mothers coping with cancer

1 March 2014 0

Better understanding of the impact that treating pregnant women for cancer has on their unborn child means women in this position have more options open to them, as Ainhoa Iriberri explains in this article, which [more]

Tobacco tactics in the headlines

1 March 2013 0

At a time when the British media has been under the spotlight for its for poor ethical standards, The Independent’s Big Tobacco Exposed series shows why good investigative journalism remains so important in opening powerful [more]

Addicted to wonder drugs

1 November 2009 0

When stories exaggerate the implications of the latest research, is this the fault of the media? Asession on reporting cancer breakthroughs found pressure also comes from researchers and pharmaceutical companies. Maybe the greatest pressure comes [more]

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