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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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Wising up on older people and cancer

Category: Science blog December 9, 2014

A new report has launched looking at what we know, and what we still need to understand, about cancer and older people in the UK – we look at the findings.

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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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