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News digest – lifetime cancer risk now 1 in 2, naked mole rat, another ‘simple blood test’ and more

Category: Science blog February 7, 2015

New figures show 1 in 2 will get cancer, research on the cancer-resistant naked mole rat and what’s the deal with the latest ‘simple blood test’ for cance...

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The National Cancer Patient Experience Survey – a patient writes…

Category: Science blog February 6, 2015

A personal take on the findings of the National Cancer Patient Experience Survey from Richard Stephens, who survived Hodgkin’s lymphoma 15 years ago.

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Why are cancer rates increasing?

Category: Science blog February 4, 2015

UK cancer rates are increasing. But why? As we publish new stats on ‘lifetime risk’, we look at why rates on the up, and what needs to be done about it.

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2014 – a year of prizes and awards

Category: Science blog February 3, 2015

We look back on the prizes and awards our scientists received in 2014.

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‘It seemed like the surgery had never happened’ – Rosa’s story

Category: Science blog February 2, 2015

In the third in our series of guest posts from our Cancer Campaigns Ambassadors, Rosa shares her personal story about surgery.

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News digest – dismissing symptoms, persistent heartburn, unboiled eggs and more

Category: Science blog January 31, 2015

Concerns over people dismissing symptoms, a new campaign about persistent heartburn and what does ‘unboiling’ an egg have to do with cancer research?

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‘The UK woke up late to the problem of cancer’ – Professor Sir Mike Richards

Category: Science blog January 28, 2015

Professor Sir Mike Richards shares his thoughts on the change in cancer care he’s seen over his long and distinguished career, and looks to the future.

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