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Spending Review 2015: will it affect research and cancer?

Category: Science blog November 25, 2015

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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Could making cigarettes less addictive help people stop smoking?

Category: Science blog September 30, 2015

Can reducing the nicotine content of cigarettes help people quit? Or is it a distraction from tried and trusted strategies? We asked an expert.

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Expert Opinion – Dr Mark Hellowell & Dr Katherine Smith on ‘earmarked’ funding for tobacco control

Category: Science blog September 29, 2015

We asked Dr Mark Hellowell and Dr Katherine Smith, from the University of Edinburgh, to explain the economics of how a tobacco levy would work.

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Taskforce report: achieving world-class cancer outcomes

Category: Science blog July 19, 2015

Alongside my role as Cancer Research UK’s chief executive, I am honoured to have spent the last 6 months chairing the Independent Cancer Taskforce, and we hav...

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Keeping it local – A CLeaR commitment to tobacco control

Category: Science blog July 10, 2015

The CLeaR partnership aims to help local authorities share best practice in tobacco control policy – we report from their annual awards ceremony

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‘Smoking Still Kills’ – that’s why we’re committed to a strategy to tackle tobacco

Category: Science blog June 10, 2015

Our chief executive, Harpal Kumar, spoke at the Parliamentary launch of Action on Smoking and Health’s (ASH) new report: Smoking Still Kills.

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How do you sell death? The tangled world of illicit tobacco

Category: Science blog May 31, 2015

To mark World No Tobacco Day, we look at the illicit trade in tobacco, and how how the tobacco industry itself plays a role

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