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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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Our Local Cancer Statistics website – three years on

Category: Science blog October 3, 2016 0 comments

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 6 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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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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From today, cigarette packs will never look the same again

Category: Science blog May 19, 2016 25 comments

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

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

Category: Science blog May 10, 2016 Comments are closed

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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The Budget 2016: a surprise sugar tax and (some) good news on tobacco

Category: Science blog March 16, 2016 2 comments

Read our reaction to the 2016 Budget, including a surprise sugar tax and some positive steps to tackle tobacco.

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‘I’m so upset that Stop Smoking Services are being closed down’ – Nicky’s story

Category: Science blog March 1, 2016 2 comments

Nicky, one of our Cancer Campaigns Ambassadors, shares her own personal story about why she is supporting our Big Tobacco Cough Up campaign.

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