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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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Scotland’s Cancer Strategy: an ambitious plan that’s good news for patients

Category: Science blog March 15, 2016 3 comments

We take a look at Scotland’s new cancer plan, outlining what will mean for the nation’s health and for patients.

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International Childhood Cancer Day: why an EU law needs improving to help develop new treatments for young people

Category: Science blog February 15, 2016 Comments are closed

We explore how an EU law potentially holding back progress in research on cancers that affect children and young adults.

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Good progress in clinical trials transparency, but we need to do more

Category: Science blog January 21, 2016 Comments are closed

Stephanie Mathisen, Sense About Science Campaigns and Policy Officer, reflects on the successes of the AllTrials campaign over the past three years and the chal...

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The ten defining moments in health and cancer policy from 2015

Category: Science blog December 21, 2015 Comments are closed

We look back on a busy year for health and cancer policy.

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Spending Review 2015: will it affect research and cancer?

Category: Science blog November 25, 2015 2 comments

We respond to today’s Spending Review and outline what the announcement means for cancer services in the NHS and for science.

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Decision time for new EU rules on how researchers use personal data

Category: Science blog November 19, 2015 Comments are closed

We update on the progress of an important EU law that could affect how cancer research is carried out in Europe.

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Four reasons why the Government needs to keep spending money on science

Category: Science blog September 8, 2015 1 comment

We outline why the Government needs to protect the amount of money is spends on science and research.

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Cancer waiting time targets – simply not good enough

Category: Science blog May 20, 2015 1 comment

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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Dame Sally Davies: ‘We can make research a statement, not a question’

Category: Science blog May 19, 2015 Comments are closed

Professor Dame Sally Davies is England’s Chief Medical Officer. This is her reaction to our new report, published this m...

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