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Struggling with numbers can affect people’s attitudes to screening

Category: Science Blog December 22, 2014

We look at recent research about how understanding numbers can help have an impact on people’s views on cancer screening.

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Our highlights from 2014

Category: Science Blog December 22, 2014

We look back over 2014 and pick out a selection of highlights from our groundbreaking research and policy and campaigning work.

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News digest – Government science funding, exercise and prostate cancer, drug approval and more

Category: Science Blog December 20, 2014

Government science funding announcement, exercise and prostate cancer, plus a handful of stories about drug approval – here’s the week’s cancer news.

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Six Citizen Science milestones from 2014 – number four is out of this world

Category: Science Blog December 18, 2014

From vast lengths of DNA to years of collective teamwork, we look back on the achievements of our 300,000 Citizen Scientists in 2014.

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Dances with Pharma: part 2 – How Cancer Research UK works with industry

Category: Science Blog December 17, 2014

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Dances with Pharma

In the second part of this two-part series, we look at our work with industry, why it’s important, and how we try to influence the way drugs get to patients.

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Dances with Pharma: part 1 – why are drugs so expensive?

Category: Science Blog December 16, 2014

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Dances with Pharma

In this first in a two-part series, we take a look at how cancer drugs get to patients, and at some of reasons behind the spiralling costs.

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