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Obesity and cancer: a live debate in the Scottish Parliament

Category: Science blog January 24, 2017 0 comments

We’re live at the Scottish Parliament for a day of action to raise awareness of how to tackle obesity in Scotland.

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7 tweets that defined cancer policy in 2016

Category: Science blog December 22, 2016 13 comments

We pick out 7 top stories from the world of cancer policy and politics that defined 2016.

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The cancer registry is saving lives, but you’ve probably never heard of it

Category: Science blog December 20, 2016 2 comments

The UK’s data on cancer leads the world, and we should be telling people about that.

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The Great British vape off

Category: Science blog December 9, 2016 19 comments

The US Surgeon General has called e-cigarettes a national public health concern, but the picture in the UK is quite different.

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The sugar tax: a sweet stocking filler?

Category: Science blog December 5, 2016 0 comments

The Government has published its draft legislation for the sugar tax.

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

Category: Science blog November 28, 2016 0 comments

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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Autumn Statement 2016: What it means for cancer prevention, patients and researchers

Category: Science blog November 23, 2016 5 comments

Today’s Autumn Statement offered a first look at the direction the Government will be taking in the years ahead – here’s what it means for cancer.

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Cuts to public health funding are crippling Stop Smoking Services

Category: Science blog November 16, 2016 1 comment

Our new report reveals that budget cuts across England mean councils are struggling to fund vital Stop Smoking Services.

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10 things you might not know about alcohol and cancer

Category: Science blog November 14, 2016 53 comments

For alcohol awareness week we’re tackling some of the most frequently asked questions about alcohol and cancer.

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International Day of Radiology: A day in the life of a breast imaging radiologist

Category: Science blog November 8, 2016 0 comments

For International Day of Radiology we caught up with Dr Nisha Sharma, a breast imaging radiologist, to shed some light on what radiology is all about.

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