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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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Could new NHS diagnostic centres tackle vague cancer symptoms?

Category: Science blog February 3, 2016 22 comments

We take a look at a series of projects looking to tackle vague cancer symptoms, and hopefully diagnose more cases earlier.

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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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Spending Review 2015: will it affect research and cancer?

Category: Science blog November 25, 2015 2 comments

We respond to today’s Spending Review and outline what the announcement means for cancer services in the NHS and for science.

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NCRI cancer conference day 1: prostate cancer drugs and early diagnosis

Category: Science blog November 1, 2015 1 comment

We pick out our highlights from day one of the NCRI cancer conference.

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New data on how patients are diagnosed – what does it tell us?

Category: Science blog September 16, 2015 Comments are closed

We look at welcome new stats published today, show that the number of cancer patients diagnosed in an emergency is falling.

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