Together we will beat cancer


Cancer waiting time targets – simply not good enough

Category: Science blog May 20, 2015 1 comment

Today’s new cancer waiting time data are the worst since records began, and paint a gloomy picture of deteriorating cancer services. We take a closer look.

Read More

Fighting FIT – Scotland’s pioneering change to its bowel screening programme

Category: Science blog February 20, 2015 Comments are closed

We look at an announcement by the Scottish Government to improve the way they carry out bowel screening

Read More

How was it for you? Cancer patient experience survey published

Category: Science blog September 12, 2013 1 comment

From burger bars to B&Bs, we’re encouraged to provide feedback about the many different services we use in life. Such…

Read More

Coming together in the global fight against cancer

Category: Science blog February 6, 2013 Comments are closed

What do an astronaut, a former First Lady and a CSI: Miami actress have in common? They were all speakers…

Read More

Health Committee report: we need decisions on cancer drugs

Category: Science blog January 16, 2013 2 comments

Today, the Health Committee – a cross-party group of MPs appointed to scrutinise the Department of Health’s policies – published a…

Read More

Abiraterone available across the UK… finally!

Category: Science blog August 13, 2012 2 comments

We’re delighted with today’s news that abiraterone will be available on the NHS in Scotland for men with advanced prostate…

Read More

A look back on the Year of Radiotherapy

Category: Science blog January 4, 2012 2 comments

As 2011 drew to a close, so too did the Year of Radiotherapy. The aim of the Year, which we’ve…

Read More

The Government’s new Giving white paper – will it work?

Category: Science blog May 24, 2011 1 comment

Yesterday, David Cameron launched the Government’s greatly anticipated Giving White Paper as part of its Big Society agenda. This builds…

Read More

To ‘Commit to Beat Cancer’, the Government must tackle inequalities

Category: Science blog April 19, 2010 1 comment

Cancer Research UK’s ‘Commit to Beat Cancer’ campaign calls on parliamentary candidates to pledge to keep cancer high on the political…

Read More