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Coronavirus reports – Part 9: “I am very relieved but I am not naïve”

We caught up with people living with cancer across the country, to find out how the coronavirus pandemic has been…

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How repurposing a drug in a COVID-19 trial could benefit people with cancer

We spoke with Professor Kev Dhaliwal, chief investigator of the SPIKE-1 trial, about how repurposing a drug in a COVID-19 trial could benefit people with cancer.

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COVID-19 vaccine and cancer – latest updates

Recently, news of a COVID-19 vaccine has dominated headlines. We’ve summarised all the information that is out there, with rolling updates, in our new vaccine blog post.

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Opinion: ‘We need to increase testing in primary care’

Professor Willie Hamilton specialises in primary care diagnostics at the University of Exeter, with a particular expertise in cancer.

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A tribute to Professor Gordon McVie

Almost 20 years since Cancer Research UK was founded, not many who worked with McVie remain, but staff know him as the man who gave the charity its beginning.

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Gentle regular exercise could reduce the risk of liver cancer in mice

A team of Cancer Research UK-funded scientists have been investigating the role of exercise in reducing the risk of liver cancer in mice

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Opinion: ‘We’re making headway, but we can’t be complacent’

We published our gender and ethnicity pay gap reports today.

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Opinion: ‘Why we need earlier diagnosis of cancer more than ever before’

Professor Georgios Lyratzopoulos leads the Epidemiology of Cancer Healthcare and Outcomes (ECHO) Group and CanTest at University College London.

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Cancer services during COVID-19: 40,000 fewer people starting treatment

There’s been a steady stream of figures since the pandemic began, each laying bare what many people have seen first-hand – the impact on health services.

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Opinion: ‘Beating cancer means beating it for everyone’

We’ve long felt that Cancer Research UK has a role to play in tackling inequalities, writes Michelle Mitchell.

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