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There’s more to emergency diagnoses than GPs ‘failing cancer patients’

Category: Science blog April 26, 2017 24 comments

We look at headlines claiming GPs are ‘failing an estimated 32,000 cancer patients a year’ in England.

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Live from inside the human body: robots, blue dye and bowel cancer

Category: Science blog January 18, 2017 2 comments

In a world first, we’ve just broadcast a colonoscopy live on TV with Channel 4 to demystify and take the fear out of this procedure.

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Helping patients get the right cancer test first time, and faster

Category: Science blog November 28, 2016 Comments are closed

A series of projects are testing a new way to potentially diagnose some cancers earlier, we take a look at how the approach might work.

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Strengthening the foundations for early detection

Category: Science blog September 14, 2016 1 comment

We look over exciting early-stage research looking to detect cancer, or changes that may lead to cancer, early.

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The power of Talk Cancer training

Category: Science blog May 18, 2016 Comments are closed

We look at how Talk Cancer, a Cancer Research UK training programme to help people feel confident talking to people about cancer is making an impact.

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Could new NHS diagnostic centres tackle vague cancer symptoms?

Category: Science blog February 3, 2016 22 comments

We take a look at a series of projects looking to tackle vague cancer symptoms, and hopefully diagnose more cases earlier.

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Our new advertising campaign encourages people to Spot Cancer Sooner

Category: Science blog November 2, 2015 2 comments

Our new advertising campaign serves as a reminder of how easy it is to not to notice changes when we’re busy.

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How are cancer patients diagnosed? And could it be better?

Category: Science blog September 11, 2015 1 comment

We take an in-depth look at the different ways patients are diagnosed and how understanding and collecting this information can help improve cancer care.

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New NICE GP guidelines have huge ambition and potential

Category: Science blog June 23, 2015 26 comments

A practising GP shares his thoughts on the new National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines for suspected cancer, published today.

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

Category: Science blog April 2, 2015 Comments are closed

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

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