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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.

How to make the NHS a research powerhouse

Category: Science blog May 19, 2015 1 comment

Our new report, Every Patient a Research Patient? looks at how well the NHS is performing at offering cancer patients the opportunity to take part in research.

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Cancer research – benefiting patients AND the economy

Category: Science blog June 16, 2014 3 comments

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 Comments are closed

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 3 comments

We want to understand cancer and cure it. To do this we not only need the best scientific minds doing the very best resear...

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Sparking the radiotherapy revival

Category: Science blog July 11, 2013 4 comments

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

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The Government’s spending review – our reaction

Category: Science blog June 26, 2013 1 comment

This afternoon,we waited with bated breath as Chancellor George Osborne stood up to outline exactly how much Government de...

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

Category: Science blog May 15, 2013 Comments are closed

These are difficult times for the economy. Next month, the Government is set to announce the results of its recent Spendin...

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Clinical trials and Parliamentary tribulations

Category: Science blog April 25, 2013 Comments are closed

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

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NHS research: getting Parliament onside

Category: Science blog January 28, 2013 Comments are closed

As the NHS is going through a period of change that “can be seen from space”  Cancer Research UK and other medical re...

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Research into new treatments shouldn’t be hampered by red tape

Category: Science blog September 19, 2012 2 comments

Without clinical trials, there would be no new cancer treatments. And there are few better places to set up a clinical tri...

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