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It’s lung cancer awareness month

Category: Science Blog November 9, 2014

November is lung cancer awareness month, so we’ve pulled together key information about the disease and what we’re doing to improve survival.

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The Mail and Telegraph’s coverage of new cancer survival figures was misleading

Category: Science Blog November 4, 2014

We clarify some misleading reporting of new cancer survival statistics.

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NCRI 2014 conference summary – day 1

Category: Science Blog November 3, 2014

Here’s our round up from day one of the NCRI cancer conference in Liverpool

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Achieving the world’s best cancer survival

Category: Science Blog July 14, 2014

UK cancer survival has doubled in the last 40 years. But it still lags behind the best in the world. Why?

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Why we need to talk more about anal cancer

Category: Science Blog June 5, 2014

Rates of anal cancer have quadrupled since the mid-70s, but why? We explore the possible reasons, and ask why the media didn’t cover the story.

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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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Our new strategy – “a big step towards putting us all out of jobs”

Category: Science Blog April 29, 2014

As we launch our new strategy, we catch up with chief scientist, Professor Nic Jones, and get his take on our plans for the future.

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