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NHS diaries: ‘It’s the most stressful organisation I’ve worked in in my life’

Diagnosing cancer at its earliest and most treatable stages is vital to help more people survive their cancer. But it requires having enough NHS staff in place.

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Opinion: ‘NHS targeted lung health checks are another reason to be positive about lung cancer’

The roll-out of mobile NHS scanners will save lives from lung cancer. But staff shortages, stop smoking services and treatment inequalities can’t be ignored.

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A breath test with the goal of detecting multiple cancers is ready to start trials

The first clinical trial testing Owlstone’s Breath Biopsy® technology on a range of cancer types is now open.

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Lung cancer screening part 2: research into detection technology could lead to better tests

Blood tests, breath studies and better CT scans could all help detect lung cancers earlier. We investigate the latest research that could inform lung screening.

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Lung cancer screening part 1: the benefits and harms according to clinical trials

Researchers are trying to diagnose lung cancer early through screening, and studying if the benefits of early detection outweigh the harms.

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Theresa May’s commitment to diagnosing cancers earlier is great news. She’ll need more NHS staff to get there

For the Prime Minister to reach her ambitions of 3 in 4 cancer patients diagnosed early in the next 10 years, NHS staff shortages must be addressed.

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Science Surgery: ‘Will cancer ever be eradicated completely?’

This entry is part 10 of 17 in the series Science Surgery

Eradicating diseases isn’t easy. Here we look at which cancers are preventable, and how detecting cancers earlier could make a difference.

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Overdiagnosis: when finding cancer can do more harm than good

With new cancer detection technology on the horizon, ranging from blood tests to wristbands, understanding overdiagnosis is a huge challenge.

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Why a one-off PSA test for prostate cancer is doing men more harm than good

Our new research shows that a one-off PSA test doesn’t save lives from prostate cancer.

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NHS cancer plan marks first step towards fixing chronic staff shortages

The NHS Cancer Workforce Plan lays out new promises to boost staff numbers in diagnosis and treatment.

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