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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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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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World Cancer Day 2016: six ways our research helps patients across the globe

Category: Science blog February 4, 2016 1 comment

To mark World Cancer Day, we take a look at how our discoveries over the decades are helping cancer patients all over the world right now.

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The Tobacco Industry should pay for damage it causes – and you can help make that happen

Category: Science blog January 26, 2016 3 comments

Our new campaign is asking the Government to make the tobacco industry pay for the damage it causes and help protect vital Stop Smoking Services.

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Good progress in clinical trials transparency, but we need to do more

Category: Science blog January 21, 2016 Comments are closed

Stephanie Mathisen, Sense About Science Campaigns and Policy Officer, reflects on the successes of the AllTrials campaign over the past three years and the chal...

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The ten defining moments in health and cancer policy from 2015

Category: Science blog December 21, 2015 Comments are closed

We look back on a busy year for health and cancer policy.

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