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The UK Government’s spending review: Time to invest in the future of cancer care

This autumn, the chancellor Rishi Sunak will go to Parliament and set out the Government’s spending priorities in the Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR).

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Sugar and cancer – what you need to know

We tackle the myth that sugar ‘feeds’ cancer cells, and explore how the amount of sugar in our diets is cause for concern due to obesity.

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News digest – targeted radiation beam, precision medicine and our early detection roadmap

A new technique has been developed to help reduce a common side effect of radiotherapy for people with throat cancer.

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Dear Prime Minister: “Please don’t delay action again, we’re counting on you”

Campaigner Patrick McGuire writes to Boris Johnson about honouring his manifesto commitments in the upcoming Comprehensive Spending Review.

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Creating a shared vision to detect cancer earlier

We’re bringing researchers, policy-makers, pharmaceutical
companies and the public together to find a way to make early diagnosis better.

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We’re asking scientists to tackle 9 of the toughest challenges in cancer research

This entry is part of 25 in the series Cancer Grand Challenges

We’ve partnered with the National Cancer Institute in the US (NCI) to stimulate even more innovative research collaborations through Cancer Grand Challenges.

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NHS staff shortages: What’s needed to build a sustainable cancer workforce?

We’ve estimated it will cost HEE between £142 million and £260 million more than it already invests to grow the key cancer professions by 45%.

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News digest – HPV vaccine, 1 million breast screenings missed and prostate cancer treatment

Results from a new drug trial have found “one of the most promising breakthroughs for patients with this type of breast cancer in the last 20 years.”

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UK health inequalities: 20,000 more cancer cases a year in the most deprived areas

New figures released today reveal that there are around 20,000 extra cancer cases each year in more deprived areas of the UK.

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Science Surgery: ‘How are children’s cancers different from adults’ cancers?’

This entry is part 22 of 22 in the series Science Surgery

Understanding why children get cancer is a huge task and extremely complex. In our latest Science Surgery, we spoke with Dr Francis Mussai about the differences between children and adult’s cancers.

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