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Dan manages Cancer Research UK’s research and charity policy team which works across a range of issues to ensure that Government continues to support medical research. Before coming to Cancer Research UK, Dan previously worked for the biotech and stem cell industry following a brief stint interning for an MP in Leeds.

How to make the NHS a research powerhouse

Our new report, Every Patient a Research Patient? looks at how well the NHS is performing at offering cancer patients the opportunity to take part in research.

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Cancer research – benefiting patients AND the economy

We discuss a new report that looks at the wider economic impact of cancer research.

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A big step towards cutting red tape for research

A new £4.5 million Government funding boost will improve the way research is approved in the NHS. But what does it mean for patients?

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MPs call for clinical trials to be easier to run and more transparent

We want to understand cancer and cure it. To do this we not only need the best scientific minds doing…

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Sparking the radiotherapy revival

Last year was a breakthrough year for radiotherapy. We have been talking about radiotherapy’s importance, and the need for better…

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The Government’s spending review – our reaction

This afternoon,we waited with bated breath as Chancellor George Osborne stood up to outline exactly how much Government departments would…

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“There are immediate wins” – protecting science spending in austere times

These are difficult times for the economy. Next month, the Government is set to announce the results of its recent…

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Clinical trials and Parliamentary tribulations

Clinical trials are vital – they’re how we know which treatments work, how best to use them, and what the…

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NHS research: getting Parliament onside

As the NHS is going through a period of change that “can be seen from space”  Cancer Research UK and…

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Research into new treatments shouldn’t be hampered by red tape

Without clinical trials, there would be no new cancer treatments. And there are few better places to set up a…

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