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A one-off bowel scope helps prevent bowel cancer, but it’s taking time to reach everyone eligible

Category: Science blog February 22, 2017 2 comments

A one-off screening test can cut bowel cancer risk for at least 17 years.

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GPs need help promoting the benefits of cancer preventing drugs

Category: Science blog February 14, 2017 0 comments

Our new report looks at what GPs know about offering tamoxifen and aspirin to lower the risk of, or prevent, certain cancers.

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World Cancer Day 2017: global lung cancer rates reveal tobacco’s dark shadow is looming

Category: Science blog February 6, 2017 0 comments

In the first of our 4-part series for this year’s World Cancer Day we take a look at lung cancer rates in different parts of the world.

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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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