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Diagnosing cancer early – how far have we come?

Category: Science blog March 4, 2015

Five years ago we measured the size of the early diagnosis prize – now we provide an update on the research looking to help diagnose more cancers earlier.

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Fighting FIT – Scotland’s pioneering change to its bowel screening programme

Category: Science blog February 20, 2015

We look at an announcement by the Scottish Government to improve the way they carry out bowel screening

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Cancer screening – the difference between what people say and what they do

Category: Science blog February 16, 2015

New research has revealed the differences between attitudes to cancer screening and whether people take part – one of the scientists behind the study explores.

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“Early diagnosis resulted in my cancer experience being a positive one” – Clive’s story

Category: Science blog October 1, 2014

Cancer Campaigns Ambassador Clive Barley shares his personal story of bowel cancer and why he campaigns for Government to improve early diagnosis.

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“I couldn’t believe how much things had moved on” – Nicola’s story

Category: Science blog July 23, 2014

Find out how, with thanks from Cancer Research UK scientists, bowel cancer treatment has “phenomenally” improved from when Nicola’s mother had the disease.

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Beyond the burger – tips for a healthy barbecue

Category: Science blog June 2, 2014

A rare sunny weekend in the UK is a great opportunity to get the barbecue out and tuck in to some tasty food. Here are some healthier alternatives.

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Science Snaps: a sea of cells

Category: Science blog February 21, 2014

This entry is part 3 of 9 in the series Science Snaps

In the latest edition of Science Snaps we explore the microscopic depths of the intestine and how images are helping research into bowel cancer.

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