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3 of the toughest questions in cancer and more than £70 million to solve them

Category: Science blog February 10, 2017 9 comments

This entry is part 11 of 16 in the series Grand Challenge

We’re announcing the first winners of our most ambitious science funding awarding ever: The Grand Challenge

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World Cancer Day 2017: how to prevent cervical cancer cases around the globe

Category: Science blog February 8, 2017 3 comments

In the second part of our World Cancer Day series, we take a look at cervical cancer rates in different parts of the world. Read on to find out what can be done...

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New study comes the closest yet to proving that e-cigarettes aren’t as dangerous as smoking

Category: Science blog February 6, 2017 63 comments

A new study has looked at the long-term safety of e-cigarette use.

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Obesity and cancer: a live debate in the Scottish Parliament

Category: Science blog January 24, 2017 Comments are closed

We’re live at the Scottish Parliament for a day of action to raise awareness of how to tackle obesity in Scotland.

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It’s too soon to say burnt toast and crispy roast potatoes cause cancer

Category: Science blog January 23, 2017 33 comments

There’s no clear link from studies in humans to show that acrylamide in cooked foods like toast and potatoes causes cancer.

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Your Health Hubs – helping people to make new healthy habits

Category: Science blog January 11, 2017 Comments are closed

Find our about how our Your Health Hub programme is helping people stick to their healthy habits.

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Science can help your New Year’s resolutions stick

Category: Science blog January 1, 2017 3 comments

We all make New Year’s resolutions to feel healthier, so how can science help us make them stick?

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The Great British vape off

Category: Science blog December 9, 2016 22 comments

The US Surgeon General has called e-cigarettes a national public health concern, but the picture in the UK is quite different.

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Cuts to public health funding are crippling Stop Smoking Services

Category: Science blog November 16, 2016 2 comments

Our new report reveals that budget cuts across England mean councils are struggling to fund vital Stop Smoking Services.

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10 things you might not know about alcohol and cancer

Category: Science blog November 14, 2016 55 comments

For alcohol awareness week we’re tackling some of the most frequently asked questions about alcohol and cancer.

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