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Why are cancer rates increasing?

Category: Science blog February 4, 2015

UK cancer rates are increasing. But why? As we publish new stats on ‘lifetime risk’, we look at why rates on the up, and what needs to be done about it.

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‘It seemed like the surgery had never happened’ – Rosa’s story

Category: Science blog February 2, 2015

In the third in our series of guest posts from our Cancer Campaigns Ambassadors, Rosa shares her personal story about surgery.

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‘The UK woke up late to the problem of cancer’ – Professor Sir Mike Richards

Category: Science blog January 28, 2015

Professor Sir Mike Richards shares his thoughts on the change in cancer care he’s seen over his long and distinguished career, and looks to the future.

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Cancer Drugs Fund decision – ‘How can we deliver personalised treatment with an impersonal funding system?’

Category: Science blog January 14, 2015

Our chief clinician, Professor Peter Johnson, gives his take on the recent announcement of changes to NHS England’s Cancer Drugs Fund.

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My role as independent chair of the Cancer Strategy Taskforce

Category: Science blog January 11, 2015

Our chief executive, Harpal Kumar, has been invited to be the independent chair of a new Cancer Strategy Taskforce – here he explains what that will involve.

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Our highlights from 2014

Category: Science blog December 22, 2014

We look back over 2014 and pick out a selection of highlights from our groundbreaking research and policy and campaigning work.

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Dances with Pharma: part 2 – How Cancer Research UK works with industry

Category: Science blog December 17, 2014

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Dances with Pharma

In the second part of this two-part series, we look at our work with industry, why it’s important, and how we try to influence the way drugs get to patients.

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