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To improve radiotherapy for patients, we need to raise its profile

Category: Science blog August 28, 2015

Dr Diana Tait, chair of the Radiotherapy Awareness Programme, blogs about today’s new survey of public awareness of radiotherapy.

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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

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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Proton beam therapy: where are we now?

Category: Science blog July 16, 2015

We look at the competing programmes – public and private – that aim to bring a new form of radiotherapy, called proton beam therapy, to the UK

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‘Johns Hopkins’ cancer update emails are a hoax

Category: Science blog May 8, 2015

Hoax emails about cancer risks and treatments are misleading and confusing, so don’t pass them on. Here are the facts behind the claims.

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Raising awareness of cancer clinical trials

Category: Science blog February 11, 2015

We feature three personal stories about cancer clinical trials, showing the vital role they play in developing news ways to treat cancer.

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My role as independent chair of the Cancer Strategy Taskforce

Category: Science blog January 11, 2015

Our chief executive, Harpal Kumar, has been invited to be the independent chair of a new Cancer Strategy Taskforce – here he explains what that will involve.

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The HOPON clinical trial: a patient’s view

Category: Science blog January 9, 2015

In the final post in our series about the HOPON clinical trial, we hear from a patient who recently took part in the research, Gerard Dean.

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