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NCRI 2014 conference summary – day 2

Category: Science blog November 4, 2014 2 comments

Here’s our round up from day two of the NCRI cancer conference in Liverpool.

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The Cancer Patient Experience Survey – questions have been asked…now what?

Category: Science blog September 25, 2014 1 comment

It may seem as though we’re constantly asked to give feedback – but what’s more important is knowing what’s happened…

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Cancer and depression – why it matters, and what can be done to help

Category: Science blog August 29, 2014 20 comments

Depression is an important but largely under-recognised problem for people with cancer, but a new treatment programme could improve quality of life for patients

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How was it for you? Cancer patient experience survey published

Category: Science blog September 12, 2013 1 comment

From burger bars to B&Bs, we’re encouraged to provide feedback about the many different services we use in life. Such…

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The quest to unravel the side effects of cancer drugs

Category: Science blog September 5, 2013 1 comment

An important part of cancer drug treatment is minimising side effects – how are scientists tackling this issue and what does the new research show?

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Communication and support at the end of life is so important

Category: Science blog November 14, 2012 Comments are closed

It was heartening to see Helen Jamison’s article in The Independent yesterday. If you missed it, Helen wrote a moving…

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What should the new NHS Commissioning Board focus on?

Category: Science blog September 27, 2012 Comments are closed

How would you spend £80 billion of taxpayers’ money to ensure that our healthcare services remain among the best in…

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The Government’s NHS reforms – our view

Category: Science blog November 23, 2011 4 comments

The Government’s Health and Social Care Bill has been hitting the headlines recently. We’ve been asked a lot of questions…

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“Cannabis cure for brain cancer” headline is misleading

Category: Science blog May 5, 2011 73 comments

Read our in-depth post on cannabis and cannabinoids here Earlier this week the Daily Mail reported that a young US…

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Publishing bowel surgery death rates will save lives

Category: Science blog April 11, 2011 1 comment

Today a team of researchers, led by our stats expert Dr Eva Morris from Leeds University, have completed the first…

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