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England’s cancer strategy: what has changed in the last two years?

Category: Science blog October 19, 2017 0 comments

Progress has been made against England’s cancer strategy, including investment for radiotherapy. But more needs to be done to support the NHS workforce.

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News digest – Frozen needles, a smokefree UK, microbubbles and… breaking cancer’s ‘legs’?

Category: Science blog July 1, 2017 2 comments

Frozen needles, a smokefree UK, microbubbles and how scientists in the US are trying to break cancer cells’ ‘legs’. Here’s our weekly news report.

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The UK is 10 years smoke-free and there’s more at stake than just clean-smelling clothes

Category: Science blog July 1, 2017 1 comment

It’s 10 years since a trip to your local would leave you smelling like an ashtray – find out how our health has changed, and what more we need to do.

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General Election 2017: What are the political parties promising for cancer and research?

Category: Science blog June 2, 2017 2 comments

A week away from the general election, we’ve put some of the manifestos under the microscope to see what they mean for cancer, research and patients.

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World No Tobacco Day: Why tobacco remains a global threat

Category: Science blog May 31, 2017 Comments are closed

This World No Tobacco Day 2017, we’re taking a look at how tobacco poses one of the most urgent challenges of our time, and what can be done to curb the epide...

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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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General Election 2017: 4 things we want political parties to focus on

Category: Science blog April 28, 2017 Comments are closed

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 Comments are closed

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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