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This is the end of tobacco advertising

Category: Science blog May 19, 2017 17 comments

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

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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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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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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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Cuts to public health funding are crippling Stop Smoking Services

Category: Science blog November 16, 2016 2 comments

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

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Our Local Cancer Statistics website – three years on

Category: Science blog October 3, 2016 Comments are closed

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

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World No Tobacco Day 2016: how plain packs are helping Australia’s record-low smoking rates

Category: Science blog May 31, 2016 2 comments

This World No Tobacco Day, Kylie Lindorff, from the Cancer Council Victoria, tells us about the impact plain cigarette packs are having in Australia.

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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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10 common questions about e-cigarettes answered

Category: Science blog May 17, 2016 57 comments

We have the answers to 10 top questions about e-cigarettes, ranging from whether they’re safe to if they can help people stop smoking.

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