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More people are getting cancer, but what do the numbers really mean?

Category: Science blog October 12, 2016 14 comments

New figures we’ve released today estimate that by the year 2035, half a million people could be diagnosed with cancer each year in the UK.

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Our Local Cancer Statistics website – three years on

Category: Science blog October 3, 2016 0 comments

We explore how local data is shaping cancer services in your area.

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Are patients being told about opportunities to take part in research?

Category: Science blog July 12, 2016 4 comments

We see if all patients had equal opportunity to take part in cancer research.

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More than two years of missed NHS cancer targets and real people are still being left in limbo

Category: Science blog May 12, 2016 14 comments

An important NHS cancer waiting time target has now been missed for over two years in England, and it’s simply unacceptable.

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‘I want to encourage other women to live healthily so that fewer women go through what I went through’ – Kath’s story

Category: Science blog April 13, 2016 8 comments

Kath Bebbington shares her story of getting healthy and losing weight after being diagnosed and treated for womb cancer.

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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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Improving cancer survival by understanding how patients are diagnosed

Category: Science blog January 22, 2016 3 comments

New figures show that people diagnosed in emergencies are more likely to be diagnosed at a later stage.

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New alcohol guidelines to help cut cancer risk

Category: Science blog January 8, 2016 15 comments

We take a detailed look at today’s new Government guidance on alcohol consumption, and how it relates to cancer risk

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Diesel emissions – an emerging public health issue?

Category: Science blog November 24, 2015 Comments are closed

As experts call for more research into the influence of diesel emissions on lung cancer rates in non-smokers, we take a look at the state of the evidence.

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Mouth cancer rates are increasing, but why?

Category: Science blog November 13, 2015 Comments are closed

We explore the reasons behind the nation’s rising rates of mouth cancer.

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