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

Category: Science blog November 23, 2016 3 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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Cuts to public health funding are crippling Stop Smoking Services

Category: Science blog November 16, 2016 1 comment

Our new report reveals that budget cuts across England mean councils are struggling to fund vital Stop Smoking Services.

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10 things you might not know about alcohol and cancer

Category: Science blog November 14, 2016 49 comments

For alcohol awareness week we’re tackling some of the most frequently asked questions about alcohol and cancer.

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NCRI Cancer Conference 2016: Day 2 – blood tests, virus treatments, preventing cancer and more

Category: Science blog November 7, 2016 0 comments

Read our highlights from day 2 of the NCRI Cancer Conference, including blood tests for cancer, viruses as cancer treatments, and prizes.

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Our Local Cancer Statistics website – three years on

Category: Science blog October 3, 2016 0 comments

We explore how local data is shaping cancer services in your area.

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The public doesn’t know obesity causes cancer, and that’s really worrying

Category: Science blog September 9, 2016 16 comments

Our latest figures reveal that three in four people aren’t aware that obesity causes cancer.

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3 reasons why the Government’s children’s obesity plan will fail children

Category: Science blog August 18, 2016 6 comments

The long-awaited government childhood obesity plan falls short of what is needed to tackle the worrying rates of childhood obesity. We explain why.

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Parliament Day 2016 Highlights

Category: Science blog July 6, 2016 0 comments

Tuesday 5 July was Cancer Research UK’s Parliament Day, and here’s what happened.

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To help prevent childhood obesity we need action on TV junk food advertising

Category: Science blog July 5, 2016 0 comments

Despite the rules to protect children from junk food marketing, children are still far too easily exposed to these ads on TV.

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From today, cigarette packs will never look the same again

Category: Science blog May 19, 2016 25 comments

The UK has become the latest country to introduce plain, standardised packaging of cigarettes, along with Australia and France.

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