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Achieving the world’s best cancer survival

Category: Science Blog July 14, 2014

UK cancer survival has doubled in the last 40 years. But it still lags behind the best in the world. Why?

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Ten things politicians should do to help beat cancer

Category: Science Blog May 21, 2014

Ahead of the 2015 General Election, we’ve compiled a list of 10 recommendations for action we think the next government should focus on to help beat cancer.

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Putting cancer surgery under the spotlight

Category: Science Blog February 19, 2014

We’ve published a report on the state of cancer surgery services in the UK.

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Angelina Jolie, inherited breast cancer and the BRCA1 gene

Category: Science Blog May 14, 2013

Celebrity cancer stories often hit the headlines – we answer some key questions following recent reports of genetic risks for breast cancer.

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What about my type of cancer?

Category: Science Blog February 7, 2013

“Why don’t you spend more on my cancer type?” and “why don’t you do more to highlight awareness?” These are two questions we hear frequently, and to...

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Expert opinion: Professor Dion Morton – combining chemo and surgery in colon cancer

Category: Science Blog December 3, 2012

Earlier this month we announced trial results showing that giving patients with colon cancer (bowel cancer that originates in the colon) a short course of chem...

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Bowel cancer – 40 years of progress but early detection is key

Category: Science Blog April 2, 2012

Spotting cancer early can save lives. Over the last nine weeks, the Department of Health has been running a campaign called ‘Be Clear on Cancer’, aimed at r...

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