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Radiotherapy report: vast improvements needed to get the best for patients

Science Blog November 6, 2012

For several years, Cancer Research UK has been calling on the government to invest in improvements to our radiotherapy services across the UK. At the National C...

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Government radiotherapy announcement is fantastic news for patients

Science Blog October 11, 2012

David Cameron announced a new ‘radiotherapy innovation fund’ this week. He’s making £15million available to the NHS in England so that by April 2013, mor...

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Radiotherapy report lays foundation for improved care

Science Blog August 2, 2011

We often talk about radiotherapy as the unsung hero of cancer treatment – it helps cure more people than cancer drugs, yet few people think of it as a modern ...

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The interim Cancer Drugs Fund – how will it work and will it improve access for patients?

Science Blog October 1, 2010

This morning, the Department of Health announced the details of a new ‘interim’ Cancer Drugs Fund. This Fund is £50 million of ‘new money’ (or ...

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Radiotherapy can cure cancer – but UK patients might be missing out

Science Blog September 7, 2010

There’s an important cancer treatment, which is widely available in the rest of Europe, that isn’t being offered to nearly as many patients in the UK as it ...

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To ‘Commit to Beat Cancer’, the Government must provide access to world class treatments

Science Blog April 13, 2010

Cancer Research UK’s ‘Commit to Beat Cancer’ campaign calls on parliamentary candidates to pledge to keep cancer high on the political agenda. Previously,...

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The Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme – cutting the cost of cancer drugs

Science Blog January 6, 2009

With the New Year upon us and the sound of cash registers still ringing in our ears from Christmas, the nation is tightening its belt to ride out the difficult ...

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