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COVID-19 in people with cancer – what we know so far

More than 8 months since the pandemic began, we now have a clearer picture of how COVID-19 affects people with cancer.

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Learning the lessons of COVID-19: Protecting cancer services and research through the pandemic

We’re calling on UK governments to stand by their commitments to improving cancer survival and make sure everyone can receive the care they deserve.

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The UK Government’s spending review: Time to invest in the future of cancer care

This autumn the chancellor Rishi Sunak will set out the Government’s spending priorities. Here’s why it’s time to invest in cancer services and research.

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NHS staff shortages: What’s needed to build a sustainable cancer workforce?

We’ve estimated it will cost HEE between £142 million and £260 million more than it already invests to grow the key cancer professions by 45%.

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What’s happened to cancer services during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Six months since lockdown, we’ve got a much clearer picture how cancer services were affected, and how well they’re recovering.

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The changing landscape of children’s cancer treatment

We spoke to Professor Lou Chesler and Dr Lynley Marshall about the innovative studies that are aiming to make children’s cancer treatment more tailored.

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The team tackling the serious side effects of cancer treatment in an ageing population

We spoke to the team looking into the complex relationship between the gut microbiome and radiosensitisation in bladder cancer.

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US lung cancer data points to the power of cancer research

New data suggest that targeted therapy seems to be having an impact on the treatment of lung cancer.

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Are differences in treatment driving variation in ovarian cancer survival internationally?

The latest ovarian cancer data from the ICBP reveals that while more people are surviving their cancer, there’s still a long way to go.

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How coronavirus is impacting cancer services in the UK

Cancer services have been severely disrupted across the UK, from screening to treatment and care.

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