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Five reasons the UK must diagnose cancer earlier – and four ways to do it

Category: Science blog August 10, 2015

We look at the latest figures showing how earlier diagnosis of cancer could save lives.

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A ‘simple urine test’ for pancreatic cancer? Not just yet.

Category: Science blog August 3, 2015

We take a closer look at today’s ‘simple urine test’ headlines and find out what’s really going on.

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Lifting the lid on bowel screening – why doesn’t everyone invited take part?

Category: Science blog June 19, 2015

Despite the benefits, the proportion of people who take up bowel cancer screening is disappointingly low. We look at why, and how we can fix it.

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New ovarian cancer blood test is promising – but screening still a way off

Category: Science blog May 5, 2015

We look at headlines about a new blood test for ovarian cancer, and why a possible routine screening test for the disease is still some way off.

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Another one of those ‘simple blood tests’ you’re always reading about

Category: Science blog April 17, 2015

Headlines today are heralding a new “simple blood test”, claiming it can predict if a woman will develop breast cancer – but it’s too good to be true.

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Diagnosing cancer earlier – the latest research from the 2015 NAEDI conference

Category: Science blog April 2, 2015

We pick the highlights from this year’s National Awareness and Early Diagnosis Initiative (NAEDI) conference.

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The importance of diagnosing cancers earlier – the patients’ perspective

Category: Science blog March 19, 2015

We speak to four cancer patients about their experience of being diagnosed, and why diagnosing more cancers earlier is an important priority.

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