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The NCIN conference – ‘learning more, researching more, and translating more into practice’

Category: Science blog July 24, 2015

We look at the hot topics that were discussed at last month’s National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) ‘Cancer Outcomes’ conference in Belfast.

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Cancer waiting time targets – simply not good enough

Category: Science blog May 20, 2015

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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Diagnosing cancer earlier – the latest research from the 2015 NAEDI conference

Category: Science blog April 2, 2015

We pick the highlights from this year’s National Awareness and Early Diagnosis Initiative (NAEDI) conference.

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Why are cancer rates increasing?

Category: Science blog February 4, 2015

UK cancer rates are increasing. But why? As we publish new stats on ‘lifetime risk’, we look at why rates on the up, and what needs to be done about it.

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Cancer in kids, teens and young adults – why we’re renewing our focus

Category: Science blog January 22, 2015

Cancer deaths in children and young people have dropped by nearly 60 per cent in the past 40 years – read about our new campaign looking accelerate this trend.

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600,000 preventable cancers – the size of the healthy living prize

Category: Science blog December 26, 2014

Lifestyle factors have caused nearly 600,000 extra cases of cancer in the UK in the past five years – so what can we do about it?

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Struggling with numbers can affect people’s attitudes to screening

Category: Science blog December 22, 2014

We look at recent research about how understanding numbers can help have an impact on people’s views on cancer screening.

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