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Behind the scenes with the unsung heroes of cancer clinical trials – Part 1

Category: Science blog May 20, 2017 0 comments

We speak to Cindy Billingham, lead statistician on the National Lung Matrix Trial, about what her job involves.

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Kidney cancer rates are increasing, so what’s fuelling the surge?

Category: Science blog April 24, 2017 18 comments

We look at the possible reasons behind the recent rise in kidney cancer rates.

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World Cancer Day 2017: 4 cancers that pose a global challenge

Category: Science blog February 4, 2017 1 comment

For this year’s World Cancer Day we’re looking at how the rates of 4 types of cancer vary around the world, and why.

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The cancer registry is saving lives, but you’ve probably never heard of it

Category: Science blog December 20, 2016 2 comments

The UK’s data on cancer leads the world, and we should be telling people about that.

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

Category: Science blog October 12, 2016 15 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 Comments are closed

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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