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Cancer services during COVID-19: 40,000 fewer people starting treatment

There’s been a steady stream of figures since the pandemic began, each laying bare what many people have seen first-hand – the impact on health services.

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Transforming optimism: finding new ways to treat rare cancers

We spoke to Dr Kate Cwynarski, who led the Stand Up To Cancer-funded MARIETTA trial, a clinical trial which details a “potentially transforming” treatment for some patients with secondary CNS lymphoma.

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Discovering the BRCA2 gene – 25 years on

25 years ago, a team of our scientists were celebrating. Their risky strategy had paid off.

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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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We have a Deal: What does the new UK-EU relationship mean for cancer?

Here’s what we know about how the new UK-EU relationship may affect cancer services and research.

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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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