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NHS diaries: ‘It’s like Groundhog Day, we just wait for the phone to ring’  

Waiting to hear if you have cancer, or if your cancer has come back, can be an extremely stressful time – especially if the results take weeks to come back.

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Clearing up chemo options for frail and elderly patients with advanced oesophageal and stomach cancers

Older patients with advanced oesophageal and stomach cancers might benefit from low dose treatment, according to our unpublished clinical trial results.

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Developing kinder treatments for people with brain tumours

We look at why researchers are working towards brain tumour treatments that are not only more effective, but also kinder.

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Behind the scenes with the unsung heroes of cancer clinical trials – Part 3

We speak to Amanda Watson, research nurse on the National Lung Matrix Trial, about what her job involves.

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Our Moonshot pledge to accelerate research on detecting early signs of cancer

We’ve partnered with the Cancer Moonshot initiative, set up by US President Barack Obama in 2016 to accelerate progress against cancer.

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Cancer care in England and Scotland – what do patients really think?

We take a detailed look at the findings of the recent Cancer Patient Experience Surveys, which ran in England and Scotland.

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The end of the road: trying to unpick the problems with end of life care

We take a critical look at the issues facing end of life care in the UK and what’s being done to resolve them.

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‘Laughing helps you get through it’ – Rowena’s story

Rowena Kincaid gives Cancer Research UK an exclusive look into what she learned while making her documentary, Before I Kick the Bucket, for BBC Wales.

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The Patient Portal: putting information back in patients’ hands

We’re helping to offer cancer patients easy access to their online treatment records – but what do patients think of it?

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Advice on being active should be routine in bowel cancer care

Dr Abi Fisher from our UCL Health Behaviour Research Centre blogs about her recent paper looking at physical activity rates in people with bowel cancer

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