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Newly funded research – understanding cancer at the population level

Category: Science blog August 31, 2015

Our Population Research Committee funds research on the causes and effects of cancer across large groups of people. Recently they funded several new projects.

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Young people and e-cigarettes – what do the latest data tell us?

Category: Science blog August 18, 2015

In an article co-commissioned with The Conversation, Professor Linda Bauld looks at the latest evidence on e-cigarette use in young people.

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Aspirin, obesity and inherited bowel cancer – what’s the story?

Category: Science blog August 18, 2015

We look at the science behind some overblown headlines about aspirin and bowel cancer

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E-cigarettes – answering the burning questions

Category: Science blog August 11, 2015

A look at the e-cigarette research Cancer Research UK is already funding, and how we’re working with researchers to identify new questions to answer

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Discovering new ways to prevent cancer

Category: Science blog July 28, 2015

Earlier this year we held a three-day workshop searching for the best new research ideas in cancer prevention – here’s what happened.

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‘Giving sugar its fix’: Public Health England recommends halving sugar consumption targets

Category: Science blog July 17, 2015

We take a look at new recommendations on sugar consumption and whether they will be enough to help the UK fight obesity challenge.

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‘Smoking Still Kills’ – that’s why we’re committed to a strategy to tackle tobacco

Category: Science blog June 10, 2015

Our chief executive, Harpal Kumar, spoke at the Parliamentary launch of Action on Smoking and Health’s (ASH) new report: Smoking Still Kills.

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