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The NCIN conference – ‘learning more, researching more, and translating more into practice’

Category: Science blog July 24, 2015

We look at the hot topics that were discussed at last month’s National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) ‘Cancer Outcomes’ conference in Belfast.

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Taskforce report: achieving world-class cancer outcomes

Category: Science blog July 19, 2015

Alongside my role as Cancer Research UK’s chief executive, I am honoured to have spent the last 6 months chairing the Independent Cancer Taskforce, and we hav...

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New NICE GP guidelines have huge ambition and potential

Category: Science blog June 23, 2015

A practising GP shares his thoughts on the new National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines for suspected cancer, published today.

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Lifting the lid on bowel screening – why doesn’t everyone invited take part?

Category: Science blog June 19, 2015

Despite the benefits, the proportion of people who take up bowel cancer screening is disappointingly low. We look at why, and how we can fix it.

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A disappointing decision over olaparib for ovarian cancer

Category: Science blog June 1, 2015

In light of a preliminary ‘no’ from NICE over olaparib for ovarian cancer, we hear from one of our experts whose work led to the drug’s development

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Could changes to primary care help improve cancer survival?

Category: Science blog May 28, 2015

An in-depth discussion of a new study, which looked whether the role GPs play in diagnosing cancers early is linked to international differences in survival

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Cancer waiting time targets – simply not good enough

Category: Science blog May 20, 2015

Today’s new cancer waiting time data are the worst since records began, and paint a gloomy picture of deteriorating cancer services. We take a closer look.

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