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This is the end of tobacco advertising

Category: Science blog May 19, 2017 19 comments

With branding finally gone from cigarette packs, we look at the effect that plain, standardised cigarette packaging could have.

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General Election 2017: 4 things we want political parties to focus on

Category: Science blog April 28, 2017 0 comments

We look at the most important areas that parties need to focus on to tackle cancer ahead of the General Election.

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Obesity and cancer: a live debate in the Scottish Parliament

Category: Science blog January 24, 2017 Comments are closed

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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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 2 comments

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

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Our Local Cancer Statistics website – three years on

Category: Science blog October 3, 2016 Comments are closed

We explore how local data is shaping cancer services in your area.

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3 reasons why the Government’s children’s obesity plan will fail children

Category: Science blog August 18, 2016 7 comments

The long-awaited government childhood obesity plan falls short of what is needed to tackle the worrying rates of childhood obesity. We explain why.

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Parliament Day 2016 Highlights

Category: Science blog July 6, 2016 Comments are closed

Tuesday 5 July was Cancer Research UK’s Parliament Day, and here’s what happened.

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To help prevent childhood obesity we need action on TV junk food advertising

Category: Science blog July 5, 2016 Comments are closed

Despite the rules to protect children from junk food marketing, children are still far too easily exposed to these ads on TV.

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