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The Tobacco Industry should pay for damage it causes – and you can help make that happen

Category: Science blog January 26, 2016

Our new campaign is asking the Government to make the tobacco industry pay for the damage it causes and help protect vital Stop Smoking Services.

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Grand Challenge six: target cancer’s ‘super-controller’

Category: Science blog January 25, 2016

This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series Grand Challenge

The sixth of our Grand Challenge topics is posing the question: can we target the cancer ‘super-controller’ MYC?

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News digest – Tantalising adverts, sugar taxes, new gene faults and… cheese fights cancer?

Category: Science blog January 23, 2016

Adverts luring children to the dark side, sugary drinks tax, discovering new gene faults and can cheese fight cancer? Here’s the week’s cancer news.

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Improving cancer survival by understanding how patients are diagnosed

Category: Science blog January 22, 2016

New figures show that people diagnosed in emergencies are more likely to be diagnosed at a later stage.

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Good progress in clinical trials transparency, but we need to do more

Category: Science blog January 21, 2016

Stephanie Mathisen, Sense About Science Campaigns and Policy Officer, reflects on the successes of the AllTrials campaign over the past three years and the chal...

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Headlines about e-cigarettes don’t mean they’re ‘not safer than tobacco’

Category: Science blog January 20, 2016

We look behind the headlines at some recent research on e-cigarettes, asking are they safe? Can they help you quit? And do they attract kids to smoking?

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Grand Challenge five: build a ‘Google Street View’ for cancer

Category: Science blog January 20, 2016

This entry is part 6 of 8 in the series Grand Challenge

We home in on the fifth of our Grand Challenges, and ask the experts about what it will take to build a ‘Google Street View’ for cancer.

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