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General Election 2019: cancer fact checker

To help sort the hard facts from the political point-scoring during the General Election, we’ll be keeping an eye out for any claims about cancer.

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Revolutionising radiotherapy: making a cornerstone cancer treatment more personal and powerful

We’re investing £56 million into radiotherapy research that will be carried out by a network of specialist institutes across the UK.

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News digest – liver cancer death rates, snacking culture, barriers to screening and fact checking NHS claims

In the news this week: liver cancer death rates are on the rise and we learn more about the biology of prostate cancer.

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Science Surgery: ‘How do cancer cells remain dormant for many years?’

This entry is part 19 of 20 in the series Science Surgery

It can be strange to think of cancer cells not dividing, but sleeping cancer cells could help to explain why some cancers come back after treatment.

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News digest – detecting ‘undetectable’ cancer, Britain’s Got Talent junk food ads, childhood brain tumour treatment and museum exhibit flags cancer

In the news this week: we set out bold ambitions to detect cancer earlier and a museum’s thermal imaging exhibit flags a woman’s breast cancer.

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The breast cancer ‘avatar’ mice that could help personalise treatment 

The Personalised Breast Cancer Programme in Cambridge is pioneering ways to tackle hard-to-treat breast cancer.

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News digest – screening review, exercise, NICE decisions and psoriasis

In the news this week: a new screening review encourages appointment times to fit in more with busy lifestyles, and how can exercise help with cancer treatment?

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Improving cancer screening: what does the latest review recommend?

What do the latest recommendations from Sir Mike Richards mean for screening in England? We take a look.

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News digest –  Dame Sally Davies, lung cancer predictions, fast food packaging and CRISPR

Taking blood during surgery could help scientists decide how likely lung cancer is to return after surgery, and Dame Sally Davies tackles childhood obesity in her final report as chief medical officer.

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Womb cancer stats reveal treatment variation across England

Our new stats show a staggering variation in treatment plans for women diagnosed with womb cancer across England.

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