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Cancer waiting time targets – simply not good enough

Category: Science blog May 20, 2015

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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Many hands make light work – the evolution of clinical trials

Category: Science blog May 20, 2015

For International Clinical Trials Day 2015 we look at how trials have changed – from the first recorded trial to today’s modern cancer clinical trials.

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Dame Sally Davies: ‘We can make research a statement, not a question’

Category: Science blog May 19, 2015

Professor Dame Sally Davies is England’s Chief Medical Officer. This is her reaction to our new report, published this morning, exploring how the NHS supports...

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How to make the NHS a research powerhouse

Category: Science blog May 19, 2015

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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Proposed cuts to Europe’s research budget – why we’re fighting back

Category: Science blog May 18, 2015

We explain why a set of proposed cuts to the European research budget could be bad news for the UK research scene.

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Worried about sunscreen? The 3 key ways to avoid sunburn this summer

Category: Science blog May 18, 2015

As a new report suggests not all sunscreens do what they say on the bottle, we look at the best ways to enjoy the sun safely

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News digest – prostate cancer chemo, Cuban lung cancer vaccine treatment and … walnuts?

Category: Science blog May 16, 2015

Find out about a new prostate cancer treatment, the Cuban lung cancer vaccine and if a handful of Walnuts can make cancer go away.

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