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Dan manages Cancer Research UK’s research and charity policy team which works across a range of issues to ensure that Government continues to support medical research. Before coming to Cancer Research UK, Dan previously worked for the biotech and stem cell industry following a brief stint interning for an MP in Leeds.

Cancer research – benefiting patients AND the economy

Category: Science Blog June 16, 2014

We discuss a new report that looks at the wider economic impact of cancer research.

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A big step towards cutting red tape for research

Category: Science Blog April 2, 2014

A new £4.5 million Government funding boost will improve the way research is approved in the NHS. But what does it mean for patients?

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MPs call for clinical trials to be easier to run and more transparent

Category: Science Blog September 27, 2013

We want to understand cancer and cure it. To do this we not only need the best scientific minds doing the very best research, but we need to find ways improve t...

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Sparking the radiotherapy revival

Category: Science Blog July 11, 2013

Last year was a breakthrough year for radiotherapy. We have been talking about radiotherapy’s importance, and the need for better awareness and investment, fo...

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The Government’s spending review – our reaction

Category: Science Blog June 26, 2013

This afternoon,we waited with bated breath as Chancellor George Osborne stood up to outline exactly how much Government departments would be allowed to spend in...

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“There are immediate wins” – protecting science spending in austere times

Category: Science Blog May 15, 2013

These are difficult times for the economy. Next month, the Government is set to announce the results of its recent Spending Review, looking at how much it is go...

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Clinical trials and Parliamentary tribulations

Category: Science Blog April 25, 2013

Clinical trials are vital – they’re how we know which treatments work, how best to use them, and what the side effects are. So running trials quickly and ef...

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