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A Queen’s Speech to speed up progress against cancer?

This morning the Queen opened the third session of the 2010-15 Parliament with a speech in the House of Lords….

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Dan Jarvis MP: Why I’m running the Marathon for Cancer Research UK

Dan Jarvis is the Member of Parliament for Barnsley Central and a Shadow Minister for Culture, Media and Sport. Here…

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Budget 2013 – impact on Cancer Research UK

The Chancellor, George Osborne, presented his fourth Budget today, against a backdrop of poor growth and declining poll ratings for…

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Ambassadors and staff descend on Britain Against Cancer conference

Tuesday was a particularly busy day for our Policy Department, as the 14th annual Britain Against Cancer conference was held…

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The shape of the new NHS – two key documents published yesterday

The government has released two important documents that will shape the NHS – but what do they tell us and how will this impact cancer patients?

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What should the new NHS Commissioning Board focus on?

How would you spend £80 billion of taxpayers’ money to ensure that our healthcare services remain among the best in…

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Good news for patients? The National Cancer Patient Experience Survey

Last Friday, the Department of Health published the results from the fourth National Cancer Patient Experience survey. The survey is…

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Success! Chancellor excludes charitable donations from new tax relief cap

You may have seen in the news that the Chancellor proposed to introduce an ‘Income Tax Relief Cap’ in Budget 2012. For…

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Health and Social Care Bill – how are the changes affecting cancer patients?

Unless you’ve been avoiding the news during the past months, you’ll have heard the phrase ‘NHS reform’ at least a…

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