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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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CRUK Parliament Day 2014 – as it happened

Category: Science Blog June 30, 2014

Latest updates and news from our 2014 Parliament Day. Follow the discussion on Twitter using #beatcancersooner

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Making breast screening more accurate

Category: Science Blog June 27, 2014

New research on a couple of specialised imaging techniques could improve breast cancer screening in the future.

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Too good to be true? A blood test ‘to predict breast cancer’

Category: Science Blog June 27, 2014

We look at the science behind media stories about a ‘simple blood test’ that apparently can ‘predict breast cancer’.

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Diagnosing male breast cancer – how can we do better?

Category: Science Blog June 12, 2014

Every year in the UK around 350 men are diagnosed with breast cancer, but because the disease is rare, it can be difficult to diagnose.

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Cervical screening – is age the only debate?

Category: Science Blog June 9, 2014

To mark cervical screening awareness week we explore the evidence on how the programme could be improved to prevent more cases of cervical cancer in the future.

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Why we need to talk more about anal cancer

Category: Science Blog June 5, 2014

Rates of anal cancer have quadrupled since the mid-70s, but why? We explore the possible reasons, and ask why the media didn’t cover the story.

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