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A £6 million commitment to prevent more cancers

Category: Science Blog August 11, 2014

A look at our new £6 million initiative to support cutting-edge research into lifestyle and behavioural changes that can prevent cancer.

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Guest post: Smoking in people with mental health issues

Category: Science Blog July 15, 2014

We recently spotted an interesting-looking paper on smoking and mental health, so we asked Suzi Gage – an expert in the field – to have a look.

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Our new report – gazing into a tobacco-free future

Category: Science Blog July 11, 2014

Our ‘Tobacco Control Endgames’ report launched this week – but what is an ‘endgame’ and how might this help us achieve a tobacco-free future?

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The Mail’s coverage of our pancreatic cancer story is a disservice to patients

Category: Science Blog July 3, 2014

We released new stats about how pancreatic cancer is linked to two lifestyle factors: smoking and obesity – but one piece of media coverage was inaccurate.

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Standard packs – nearly but not quite there

Category: Science Blog June 26, 2014

The Government today took a crucial step towards standard packs… but we’re not there quite yet. What still needs to happen?

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No wonder the public doesn’t trust the tobacco industry

Category: Science Blog June 19, 2014

Just one in 10 people trust the tobacco industry on plans to cut smoking rates, and it’s not surprising given their track record of spreading misinformation.

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Why is economic inequality linked to 19,000 cancer deaths a year?

Category: Science Blog May 29, 2014

A new report links social inequality to more than 15,000 extra cases of cancer each year, and – even more alarmingly – more than 19,000 extra deaths.

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