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England’s cancer strategy: what has changed in the last two years?

Category: Science blog October 19, 2017 0 comments

Progress has been made against England’s cancer strategy, including investment for radiotherapy. But more needs to be done to support the NHS workforce.

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Could opticians refer patients with suspected brain tumours?

Category: Science blog October 6, 2017 1 comment

A patient was diagnosed and treated for a brain tumour 8 days after seeing her optician with symptoms. The approach could speed up diagnosis.

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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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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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Helping patients get the right cancer test first time, and faster

Category: Science blog November 28, 2016 Comments are closed

A series of projects are testing a new way to potentially diagnose some cancers earlier, we take a look at how the approach might work.

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International Day of Radiology: A day in the life of a breast imaging radiologist

Category: Science blog November 8, 2016 Comments are closed

For International Day of Radiology we caught up with Dr Nisha Sharma, a breast imaging radiologist, to shed some light on what radiology is all about.

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Cancer waiting times: what’s causing the delays?

Category: Science blog October 13, 2016 4 comments

A key cancer waiting time target has been missed again in England, we investigate why.

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Improving care for cancer patients in Northern Ireland

Category: Science blog September 7, 2016 1 comment

Our new report looking at cancer care in Northern Ireland uncovers some key areas for improvement.

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Cancer care in England and Scotland – what do patients really think?

Category: Science blog June 8, 2016 Comments are closed

We take a detailed look at the findings of the recent Cancer Patient Experience Surveys, which ran in England and Scotland.

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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 14 comments

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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