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News digest – NHS avoidable delays, sugary festive drinks, hair dye and mistletoe

In the news this week: our stats show 1 in 4 people are experience avoidable delays for their cancer diagnosis and festive hot drinks are loaded with sugar.

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News digest – Heart health risks, immunotherapy trials, prostate cancer urine test and living with cancer

In the news this week: new estimates suggest there are now nearly 3 million people in the UK living with cancer and some promising immunotherapy trial results.

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News digest – A&E diagnoses, teen inactivity, NHS staff shortages and arthritis drugs

In the news this week: an arthritis drug has stopped breast cancer spreading to bones in mice and teens across the globe are not doing enough physical activity.

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News digest – cancer waiting times, complementary treatments, obesity and a NASA-style training for cancer patients?

In the news this week: cancer waiting time targets have been missed since 2015 and people suggest cancer patients to be given a NASA-style training before chemo.

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News digest – transforming radiotherapy research, ‘DIY’ cervical screening tests, exercise and UK General Election

In the news this week: we pledge £56 million to revolutionise radiotherapy research and new study adds to evidence that gut bacteria might be behind some bowel cancers.

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News digest – liver cancer death rates, snacking culture, barriers to screening and fact checking NHS claims

In the news this week: liver cancer death rates are on the rise and we learn more about the biology of prostate cancer.

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News digest – detecting ‘undetectable’ cancer, Britain’s Got Talent junk food ads, childhood brain tumour treatment and museum exhibit flags cancer

In the news this week: we set out bold ambitions to detect cancer earlier and a museum’s thermal imaging exhibit flags a woman’s breast cancer.

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News digest – screening review, exercise, NICE decisions and psoriasis

In the news this week: a new screening review encourages appointment times to fit in more with busy lifestyles, and how can exercise help with cancer treatment?

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News digest –  Dame Sally Davies, lung cancer predictions, fast food packaging and CRISPR

Taking blood during surgery could help scientists decide how likely lung cancer is to return after surgery, and Dame Sally Davies tackles childhood obesity in her final report as chief medical officer.

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News digest – breast cancer survival, melanoma immunotherapy, red meat and cigarette warnings 

In the news this week: record numbers of people beating breast cancer and long-term benefits of melanoma immunotherapy revealed.

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