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The key is collaboration: ‘You need to work across borders, and that’s what I do on a daily basis’  

With the Government redesigning the immigration system, we spoke to Dr Susanne Gatz about the importance of travelling across Europe for her work.

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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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‘There are scientists from all over the world at my institute, working to accelerate progress in cancer research’  

With the Government redesigning the immigration system, we spoke to scientist Ines Figueiredo about her experiences of moving to and working in the UK.

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Opinion: ‘New brain tumour research projects reflect Tessa Jowell’s legacy’

‘The word ‘legacy’ is often overused, but not about the late Baroness Tessa Jowell’. Michelle Mitchell reflects on Cancer Research UK’s new brain tumour funding.

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Clinician scientist training: ‘You’re trying to carve out your own path with few examples to follow’

Changing clinical research training could make this career path more flexible, and help retain female scientists. We speak to a researcher for their take.

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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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‘If Philip Morris really wants people to stop smoking they should stop making cigarettes’

The world’s largest tobacco company launched a campaign to encourage people to quit smoking. But if they wanted that to happen, they’d stop making cigarettes.

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‘My fiancee is gone but she’s still helping others fight cancer’

Following the publication of a new piece of cancer research, one of our colleagues reflects on the contribution his late fiancee made in making it happen.

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Sir Harpal Kumar: A spotlight on 15 years of progress against cancer

As part of our Annual Review 2017/18, our outgoing CEO, Sir Harpal Kumar, shares how our knowledge of cancer has changed in the last 15 years.

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Professor Jack Cuzick: ‘Sitting on the borders between maths and cancer medicine’

Professor Jack Cuzick has received our Lifetime Achievement Award for his work on cancer prevention and detection.

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