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Beating cancer by improving the public’s health: the road ahead in England

Public Health England could be disbanded by March 2021. Here’s what’s at stake for cancer.

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Spending Review 2020 – Steps in the right direction, but opportunities missed

Today, the Chancellor set out the UK Government’s spending priorities for the next year. Here’s what was announced today and what it could mean for cancer.

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Learning the lessons of COVID-19: Protecting cancer services and research through the pandemic

We’re calling on UK governments to stand by their commitments to improving cancer survival and make sure everyone can receive the care they deserve.

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The UK Government’s spending review: Time to invest in the future of cancer care

This autumn the chancellor Rishi Sunak will set out the Government’s spending priorities. Here’s why it’s time to invest in cancer services and research.

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Sugar and cancer – what you need to know

We tackle the myth that sugar ‘feeds’ cancer cells, and explore how the amount of sugar in our diets is cause for concern due to obesity.

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Dear Prime Minister: “Please don’t delay action again, we’re counting on you”

Campaigner Patrick McGuire writes to Boris Johnson about honouring his manifesto commitments in the upcoming Comprehensive Spending Review.

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NHS staff shortages: What’s needed to build a sustainable cancer workforce?

We’ve estimated it will cost HEE between £142 million and £260 million more than it already invests to grow the key cancer professions by 45%.

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UK health inequalities: 20,000 more cancer cases a year in the most deprived areas

New figures released today reveal that there are around 20,000 extra cancer cases each year in more deprived areas of the UK.

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Opinion: ‘Let’s not be short-sighted – the UK’s medical research charities need urgent support’

Today’s new figures, from the UK’s National Cancer Research Institute, project a devastating 24% drop in the UK’s overall cancer research spending this year, driven by a 46% fall in charity sector 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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