Together we will beat cancer


Theresa May’s commitment to diagnosing cancers earlier is great news. She’ll need more NHS staff to get there

Category: Science blog October 3, 2018 9 comments

For the Prime Minister to reach her ambitions of 3 in 4 cancer patients diagnosed early in the next 10 years, NHS staff shortages must be addressed.

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Radiotherapy gets the investment it needs

Category: Science blog October 25, 2016 11 comments

NHS England has announced that it will invest £130m in new radiotherapy machines. Read why that investment is so important.

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NHS England must act as patients miss out on cancer drug tests

Category: Science blog August 20, 2015 Comments are closed

We explore our latest report showing that thousands of cancer patients are missing out on genetic tests for targeted cancer drugs.

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England’s new cancer strategy – what happens next?

Category: Science blog August 3, 2015 7 comments

Now that the Independent Cancer Taskforce has published its five-year strategy for cancer, we ask: what happens next?

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How the NHS could improve cancer survival over the next five years

Category: Science blog March 3, 2015 Comments are closed

Last Friday was the deadline to submit evidence to NHS England’s Cancer Taskforce – and we, like many others, put in a response. Read what it included.

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UK Government missing the target over new cancer drug tests

Category: Science blog December 1, 2014 1 comment

The Government must keep its promise over high-quality gene tests for cancer patients

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A new vision for the NHS: what does it mean for cancer?

Category: Science blog October 27, 2014 1 comment

We take a look at what the recently published NHS ‘Five Year Forward View’ means for cancer care within the health service in England.

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Building the evidence for innovative radiotherapy

Category: Science blog August 26, 2014 Comments are closed

A look at a Government announcement to help fund some of our radiotherapy trials

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Cancer care in the new NHS in England

Category: Science blog April 5, 2013 2 comments

As of Monday (1st April) the Government’s reform of the NHS became a reality, with the Health and Social Care…

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