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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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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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Scotland’s Cancer Strategy: an ambitious plan that’s good news for patients

Category: Science blog March 15, 2016 3 comments

We take a look at Scotland’s new cancer plan, outlining what will mean for the nation’s health and for patients.

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