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Spending Review 2015: will it affect research and cancer?

Category: Science blog November 25, 2015

We respond to today’s Spending Review and outline what the announcement means for cancer services in the NHS and for science.

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Reforming NICE and the Cancer Drugs Fund – four key changes we want to see

Category: Science blog November 19, 2015

As NHS England and NICE put forward proposals to reform the way cancer drugs are approved and paid for, we outline our thinking on this controversial topic

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Decision time for new EU rules on how researchers use personal data

Category: Science blog November 19, 2015

We update on the progress of an important EU law that could affect how cancer research is carried out in Europe.

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Unacceptable cancer waiting times are testing patients’ patience

Category: Science blog November 12, 2015

Today’s new data on cancer waiting times paint an alarming picture – we take a detailed look at what the statistics show.

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NCRI cancer conference day 1: prostate cancer drugs and early diagnosis

Category: Science blog November 1, 2015

We pick out our highlights from day one of the NCRI cancer conference.

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Harriet Watson: “Why should patients have to wait so long for a colonoscopy?”

Category: Science blog October 14, 2015

Consultant colorectal nurse, Harriet Watson, responds to our latest report on NHS endoscopy services and the Government’s backing of England’s cancer plan.

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As seen on TV! Why reducing children’s exposure to junk food marketing is a good idea

Category: Science blog October 11, 2015

To mark World Obesity Day, we explore how junk food marketing affects our diet – particularly in children – and how this relates to obesity and cancer.

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