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This is the end of tobacco advertising

Category: Science blog May 19, 2017 19 comments

With branding finally gone from cigarette packs, we look at the effect that plain, standardised cigarette packaging could have.

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Sugar and cancer – what you need to know

Category: Science blog May 15, 2017 12 comments

We tackle the myth that sugar ‘feeds’ cancer cells, and explore how the amount of sugar in our diets is cause for concern due to obesity.

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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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GPs need help promoting the benefits of cancer preventing drugs

Category: Science blog February 14, 2017 0 comments

Our new report looks at what GPs know about offering tamoxifen and aspirin to lower the risk of, or prevent, certain cancers.

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World Cancer Day 2017: global lung cancer rates reveal tobacco’s dark shadow is looming

Category: Science blog February 6, 2017 0 comments

In the first of our 4-part series for this year’s World Cancer Day we take a look at lung cancer rates in different parts of the world.

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Obesity and cancer: a live debate in the Scottish Parliament

Category: Science blog January 24, 2017 0 comments

We’re live at the Scottish Parliament for a day of action to raise awareness of how to tackle obesity in Scotland.

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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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The Great British vape off

Category: Science blog December 9, 2016 22 comments

The US Surgeon General has called e-cigarettes a national public health concern, but the picture in the UK is quite different.

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The sugar tax: a sweet stocking filler?

Category: Science blog December 5, 2016 0 comments

The Government has published its draft legislation for the sugar tax.

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Autumn Statement 2016: What it means for cancer prevention, patients and researchers

Category: Science blog November 23, 2016 5 comments

Today’s Autumn Statement offered a first look at the direction the Government will be taking in the years ahead – here’s what it means for cancer.

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