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Smokeless tobacco: 5 common questions about ‘heat not burn’ products answered 

We answer 5 common questions about heated tobacco products, from what’s in them and if they’re safe to whether they can help someone quit smoking.

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Preventing cervical cancer: how a screening switch and HPV vaccination should cut cancer rates

Cervical cancer rates are predicted to fall following the introduction of HPV primary screening this year.

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Science Surgery: ‘Will cancer ever be eradicated completely?’

This entry is part 10 of 18 in the series Science Surgery

Eradicating diseases isn’t easy. Here we look at which cancers are preventable, and how detecting cancers earlier could make a difference.

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Boys should be given HPV jab, says vaccine committee. Here’s what happens next.

The Joint Committee for Vaccination and Immunisation has recommended that boys are offered the HPV vaccine. We look at what this could mean and next steps.

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Government’s updated childhood obesity plan has bold ambitions. Now it needs urgent implementation

The Government has launched its ambition to halve childhood obesity by 2030. To reach this, junk food marketing restrictions must be introduced without delay.

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Combining heartburn drugs and aspirin could help prevent oesophageal cancer in people at high risk

Two over-the-counter, widely available drugs could help cut cases of oesophageal cancer in people at higher risk of the disease.

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Could Mother Nature’s clinical trial help prevent more cancers?

By studying small differences in our DNA, called SNPs, our scientists are showing how these could be used to help prevent cancer in the future.

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5 ways research can help prevent cancer

Following our research on how lifestyle affects cancer risk, we look at how research into vaccines, screening and drugs could also help prevent cancers.

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New calculations confirm lifestyle changes could prevent 4 in 10 cancer cases

Our new research shows that more than 135,000 cases of cancer could be prevented in the UK each year largely through lifestyle changes.

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10 health hacks to help cut cancer risk

We asked people to share tips and tricks to make being healthy a bit easier. Each of these hacks are linked to lifestyle changes that cut could cancer risk.

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