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World No Tobacco Day 2016: how plain packs are helping Australia’s record-low smoking rates

Category: Science blog May 31, 2016

This World No Tobacco Day, Kylie Lindorff, from the Cancer Council Victoria, tells us about the impact plain cigarette packs are having in Australia.

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From today, cigarette packs will never look the same again

Category: Science blog May 19, 2016

The UK has become the latest country to introduce plain, standardised packaging of cigarettes, along with Australia and France.

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10 common questions about e-cigarettes answered

Category: Science blog May 17, 2016

We have the answers to 10 top questions about e-cigarettes, ranging from whether they’re safe to if they can help people stop smoking.

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More than two years of missed NHS cancer targets and real people are still being left in limbo

Category: Science blog May 12, 2016

An important NHS cancer waiting time target has now been missed for over two years in England, and it’s simply unacceptable.

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After the elections, how are the devolved nations planning to tackle cancer?

Category: Science blog May 10, 2016

As the dust settles on last week’s polls, we look at the impact the election results are likely to have on cancer policy in Scotland, Wales and Northern Irela...

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Reducing the harm of tobacco, could e-cigarettes be part of the solution?

Category: Science blog April 28, 2016

We look at a new report that outlines the potential for e-cigarettes to reduce the harm caused by tobacco.

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Six ways to reduce your risk of bowel cancer

Category: Science blog April 5, 2016

For bowel cancer awareness month we look at the different ways you can reduce your risk of the disease.

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