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COVID-19: “We’ve got so much on our plates”

We caught up with two of our researchers about how COVID-19 has impacted their work, and what the next few months looks like for them.

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Why it’s difficult to estimate the number of extra cancer deaths caused by service disruption during COVID-19

Estimating the impact of COVID-19 on cancer survival is not an easy thing to do.

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Coronavirus reports – Part 6: “The kids being home all the time has been quite a challenge”

We caught up with 3 people living with cancer to find out how the coronavirus pandemic has affected them and their families.

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COVID-19: “We’re having to rebuild and adapt because of coronavirus”

We’re having to scale down our work to reflect our new situation, but our ambition remains the same, writes our chief executive, Michelle Mitchell.

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COVID-19: “The really hard part is we know what needs to be done”

We caught up with a number of researchers about how COVID-19 has impacted their work, and what the next few months looks like for them.

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Coronavirus and cancer – July updates

We’re monitoring the latest government and NHS health updates from across the UK.

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COVID-19: “It could take months to build research up again”

Professor Richard Gilbertson talks about the impact of COVID-19 on research at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre.

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Coronavirus reports: “As a Black man with advanced prostate cancer, who wouldn’t be worried?”

Earlier this month, Public Health England published a long-awaited report confirming that COVID-19 is disproportionately affecting Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities. We spoke to Anisha and Alfred about the findings.

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Opinion: ‘UK cancer research could be set back years by COVID-19. We must act now’

Because of COVID-19 and the devastating impact it’s had on our income, we could be forced to cut £150 million per year from our research funding. 

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Getting cancer services back on track during the coronavirus pandemic

Cancer services are beginning to get up and running across the country, but we’re still a long way from either restoring capacity or addressing the backlog of people waiting for tests and treatment.

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