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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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Mapping cancer risks – what can (and can’t) it tell us?

Category: Science Blog April 25, 2014

The new Environment and Health Atlas charts data about diseases such as cancer alongside environmental risk factors including pollution and pesticides.

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Our Local Cancer Statistics website – who is it for and what can it tell them?

Category: Science Blog October 30, 2013

Our Local Cancer Statistics website has breakdown of the key cancer stats across the country – how could it be used to benefit cancer care and public health?

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Marking the frontlines in the global war on cancer

Category: Science Blog September 9, 2013

We all agree that cancer is a global issue, but how has this issue evolved over time and what does the future hold?

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