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Cancer patients shouldn’t be harmed by NHS staff shortages

Category: Science blog January 11, 2018 68 comments

A leaked hospital memo suggested that chemotherapy treatment could be delayed for cancer patients due to staff shortages. This is totally unacceptable.

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Taskforce report: achieving world-class cancer outcomes

Category: Science blog July 19, 2015 4 comments

Alongside my role as Cancer Research UK’s chief executive, I am honoured to have spent the last 6 months chairing…

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‘Smoking Still Kills’ – that’s why we’re committed to a strategy to tackle tobacco

Category: Science blog June 10, 2015 3 comments

Our chief executive, Harpal Kumar, spoke at the Parliamentary launch of Action on Smoking and Health’s (ASH) new report: Smoking Still Kills.

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My role as independent chair of the Cancer Strategy Taskforce

Category: Science blog January 11, 2015 8 comments

Our chief executive, Harpal Kumar, has been invited to be the independent chair of a new Cancer Strategy Taskforce – here he explains what that will involve.

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Seve Ballesteros – a legend on and off the golf course

Category: Science blog May 7, 2011 9 comments

We’ve just received the extremely sad news that golfing legend Seve Ballesteros has lost his fight against brain cancer. I…

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Sir Bobby Robson 1933-2009

Category: Science blog July 31, 2009 2 comments

We’re very saddened to hear that Sir Bobby Robson has passed away. Sir Bobby was a hugely valued and strong supporter of…

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Jade Goody dies

Category: Science blog March 22, 2009 32 comments

We are very sad to hear of Jade’s death and our thoughts are with her family and friends at this…

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