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Expert opinion – Constant craving: how can science help smokers to quit?

Category: Science blog September 27, 2015 2 comments

UCL’s Professor Robert West explains the science that can help smokers combat their cravings and quit the habit.

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De-mystifying Stop Smoking Services

Category: Science blog September 15, 2015 2 comments

We find out what really happens at your local Stop Smoking Service.

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Young people and e-cigarettes – what do the latest data tell us?

Category: Science blog August 18, 2015 2 comments

In an article co-commissioned with The Conversation, Professor Linda Bauld looks at the latest evidence on e-cigarette use in young people.

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E-cigarettes – answering the burning questions

Category: Science blog August 11, 2015 15 comments

A look at the e-cigarette research Cancer Research UK is already funding, and how we’re working with researchers to identify new questions to answer

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‘Smoking Still Kills’ – that’s why we’re committed to a strategy to tackle tobacco

Category: Science blog June 10, 2015 3 comments

Our chief executive, Harpal Kumar, spoke at the Parliamentary launch of Action on Smoking and Health’s (ASH) new report: Smoking Still Kills.

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National No Smoking Day: Gower’s story

Category: Science blog March 11, 2015 Comments are closed

It’s National No Smoking Day, so we talked to one of our Campaign Ambassador’s, Gower Tan, about what motivated him to quit.

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Visions for the future: Quitting smoking

Category: Science blog March 10, 2015 1 comment

We took a look at some interesting potential future ways to quit smoking. Exploring everything from a nicotine vaccine to virtual reality therapy.

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A marathon not swings and roundabouts: the evidence on e-cigarettes

Category: Science blog February 12, 2015 20 comments

We look over some recent research – and the subsequent media headlines – around e-cigarettes.

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Why are cancer rates increasing?

Category: Science blog February 4, 2015 41 comments

UK cancer rates are increasing. But why? As we publish new stats on ‘lifetime risk’, we look at why rates on the up, and what needs to be done about it.

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Getting healthy: Is two better than one?

Category: Science blog January 23, 2015 Comments are closed

From giving up smoking to exercising more frequently – are we really more likely to be successful in a team rather than on our own?

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