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80p of every £1 you give us is used to beat cancer: why The Sun’s article on our spending is plain wrong

Our response to misleading claims in the media about how we spend the money we raise

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How do you sell death? The tangled world of illicit tobacco

To mark World No Tobacco Day, we look at the illicit trade in tobacco, and how how the tobacco industry itself plays a role

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‘Johns Hopkins’ cancer update emails are a hoax

Hoax emails about cancer risks and treatments are misleading and confusing, so don’t pass them on. Here are the facts behind the claims.

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Health apps: a note of caution

We take a cautious look at the latest trends in mobile technology. Do they really help us lead healthier lives?

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An important message for cancer patients: Beware the ‘cannabis oil’ scammers

We have become aware that scammers are tricking cancer patients and their families into handing over money for ‘cannabis oil’, yet…

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Dioxins and cancer – another piece of the chemical puzzle

We look at new research showing no link between dietary dioxins and breast cancer – but how does this fit into the wider debate on chemicals and cancer?

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Cancer ‘the best way to die’? You couldn’t be more wrong if you tried

Larry is 59 and has advanced pancreatic cancer. Here, he responds to a recent article claiming that cancer is ‘the…

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Dances with Pharma: part 2 – How Cancer Research UK works with industry

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Dances with Pharma

In the second part of this two-part series, we look at our work with industry, why it’s important, and how we try to influence the way drugs get to patients.

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Dances with Pharma: part 1 – why are drugs so expensive?

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Dances with Pharma

In this first in a two-part series, we take a look at how cancer drugs get to patients, and at some of reasons behind the spiralling costs.

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Guest post: Claims of a cure for cancer? Ask For Evidence

Early career researcher Lydia Le Page blogs about Sense About Science’s new initiative, ‘Ask For Evidence’.

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