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Dances with Pharma: part 2 – How Cancer Research UK works with industry

Category: Science Blog December 17, 2014

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Dances with Pharma

In the second part of this two-part series, we look at our work with industry, why it’s important, and how we try to influence the way drugs get to patients.

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Dances with Pharma: part 1 – why are drugs so expensive?

Category: Science Blog December 16, 2014

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Dances with Pharma

In this first in a two-part series, we take a look at how cancer drugs get to patients, and at some of reasons behind the spiralling costs.

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Guest post: Claims of a cure for cancer? Ask For Evidence

Category: Science Blog December 11, 2014

Early career researcher Lydia Le Page blogs about Sense About Science’s new initiative, ‘Ask For Evidence’.

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What does the Autumn Statement mean for cancer research?

Category: Science Blog December 5, 2014

Our Policy and Public Affairs team take a look at the announcements made in the Autumn Statement and how they might impact our research and patient care.

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Guest post: Are older cancer patients missing out on surgery?

Category: Science Blog December 5, 2014

John Butler is a Consultant Gynaecologist at the Royal Marsden Hospital. Here, he gives us his thoughts on new data on surgery in the NHS.

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UK Government missing the target over new cancer drug tests

Category: Science Blog December 1, 2014

The Government must keep its promise over high-quality gene tests for cancer patients

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The risk factor – new evidence on obesity and prostate cancer

Category: Science Blog November 20, 2014

The World Cancer Research Fund has published some important new research on prostate cancer and obesity – we explore the findings.

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