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Cancer waiting time targets – simply not good enough

Category: Science blog May 20, 2015 1 comment

Today’s new cancer waiting time data are the worst since records began, and paint a gloomy picture of deteriorating cancer services. We take a closer look.

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Fighting FIT – Scotland’s pioneering change to its bowel screening programme

Category: Science blog February 20, 2015 Comments are closed

We look at an announcement by the Scottish Government to improve the way they carry out bowel screening

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How was it for you? Cancer patient experience survey published

Category: Science blog September 12, 2013 1 comment

From burger bars to B&Bs, we’re encouraged to provide feedback about the many different services we use in life. Suc...

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Coming together in the global fight against cancer

Category: Science blog February 6, 2013 Comments are closed

What do an astronaut, a former First Lady and a CSI: Miami actress have in common? They were all speakers at Monday’s Gl...

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Health Committee report: we need decisions on cancer drugs

Category: Science blog January 16, 2013 2 comments

Today, the Health Committee – a cross-party group of MPs appointed to scrutinise the Department of Health’s policies ...

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Abiraterone available across the UK… finally!

Category: Science blog August 13, 2012 2 comments

We’re delighted with today’s news that abiraterone will be available on the NHS in Scotland for men with advanced pros...

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A look back on the Year of Radiotherapy

Category: Science blog January 4, 2012 2 comments

As 2011 drew to a close, so too did the Year of Radiotherapy. The aim of the Year, which we’ve blogged about before, wa...

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The Government’s new Giving white paper – will it work?

Category: Science blog May 24, 2011 1 comment

Yesterday, David Cameron launched the Government’s greatly anticipated Giving White Paper as part of its Big Society age...

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To ‘Commit to Beat Cancer’, the Government must tackle inequalities

Category: Science blog April 19, 2010 1 comment

Cancer Research UK’s ‘Commit to Beat Cancer’ campaign calls on parliamentary candidates to pledge to keep cancer hi...

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