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Our Moonshot pledge to accelerate research on detecting early signs of cancer

Category: Science blog June 29, 2016 0 comments

In January 2016, US President Barack Obama announced a new effort to accelerate progress against cancer. Headed up by Obam...

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Cancer care in England and Scotland – what do patients really think?

Category: Science blog June 8, 2016 Comments are closed

We take a detailed look at the findings of the recent Cancer Patient Experience Surveys, which ran in England and Scotland...

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The end of the road: trying to unpick the problems with end of life care

Category: Science blog August 7, 2015 2 comments

We take a critical look at the issues facing end of life care in the UK and what’s being done to resolve them.

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‘Laughing helps you get through it’ – Rowena’s story

Category: Science blog July 21, 2015 16 comments

Rowena Kincaid gives Cancer Research UK an exclusive look into what she learned while making her documentary, Before I Kic...

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The Patient Portal: putting information back in patients’ hands

Category: Science blog June 10, 2015 2 comments

We’re helping to offer cancer patients easy access to their online treatment records – but what do patients think of it?

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Advice on being active should be routine in bowel cancer care

Category: Science blog April 29, 2015 2 comments

Dr Abi Fisher from our UCL Health Behaviour Research Centre blogs about her recent paper looking at physical activity rate...

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The National Cancer Patient Experience Survey – a patient writes…

Category: Science blog February 6, 2015 4 comments

A personal take on the findings of the National Cancer Patient Experience Survey from Richard Stephens, who survived Hodgk...

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NCRI 2014 conference summary – day 2

Category: Science blog November 4, 2014 2 comments

Here’s our round up from day two of the NCRI cancer conference in Liverpool.

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The Cancer Patient Experience Survey – questions have been asked…now what?

Category: Science blog September 25, 2014 1 comment

It may seem as though we’re constantly asked to give feedback – but what’s more important is knowing what’s ha...

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Cancer and depression – why it matters, and what can be done to help

Category: Science blog August 29, 2014 20 comments

Depression is an important but largely under-recognised problem for people with cancer, but a new treatment programme coul...

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