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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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The National Cancer Patient Experience Survey – a patient writes…

Category: Science blog February 6, 2015

A personal take on the findings of the National Cancer Patient Experience Survey from Richard Stephens, who survived Hodgkin’s lymphoma 15 years ago.

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Why are cancer rates increasing?

Category: Science blog February 4, 2015

UK cancer rates are increasing. But why? As we publish new stats on ‘lifetime risk’, we look at why rates on the up, and what needs to be done about it.

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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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Struggling with numbers can affect people’s attitudes to screening

Category: Science blog December 22, 2014

We look at recent research about how understanding numbers can help have an impact on people’s views on cancer screening.

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Our highlights from 2014

Category: Science blog December 22, 2014

We look back over 2014 and pick out a selection of highlights from our groundbreaking research and policy and campaigning work.

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