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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 3 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 51 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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NCRI Cancer Conference 2016: Day 2 – blood tests, virus treatments, preventing cancer and more

Category: Science blog November 7, 2016 0 comments

Read our highlights from day 2 of the NCRI Cancer Conference, including blood tests for cancer, viruses as cancer treatments, and prizes.

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Radiotherapy gets the investment it needs

Category: Science blog October 25, 2016 10 comments

NHS England has announced that it will invest £130m in new radiotherapy machines. Read why that investment is so important.

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Cancer waiting times: what’s causing the delays?

Category: Science blog October 13, 2016 4 comments

A key cancer waiting time target has been missed again in England, we investigate why.

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More people are getting cancer, but what do the numbers really mean?

Category: Science blog October 12, 2016 14 comments

New figures we’ve released today estimate that by the year 2035, half a million people could be diagnosed with cancer each year in the UK.

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