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‘I’m so upset that Stop Smoking Services are being closed down’ – Nicky’s story

Category: Science blog March 1, 2016 2 comments

Nicky, one of our Cancer Campaigns Ambassadors, shares her own personal story about why she is supporting our Big Tobacco Cough Up campaign.

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World Cancer Day 2016: six ways our research helps patients across the globe

Category: Science blog February 4, 2016 1 comment

To mark World Cancer Day, we take a look at how our discoveries over the decades are helping cancer patients all over the world right now.

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The Tobacco Industry should pay for damage it causes – and you can help make that happen

Category: Science blog January 26, 2016 3 comments

Our new campaign is asking the Government to make the tobacco industry pay for the damage it causes and help protect vital Stop Smoking Services.

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Good progress in clinical trials transparency, but we need to do more

Category: Science blog January 21, 2016 Comments are closed

A Sense About Science Campaigns and Policy Officer reflects on the successes of the AllTrials campaign and the challenges that still lie ahead.

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The ten defining moments in health and cancer policy from 2015

Category: Science blog December 21, 2015 Comments are closed

We look back on a busy year for health and cancer policy.

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Spending Review 2015: will it affect research and cancer?

Category: Science blog November 25, 2015 2 comments

We respond to today’s Spending Review and outline what the announcement means for cancer services in the NHS and for science.

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Decision time for new EU rules on how researchers use personal data

Category: Science blog November 19, 2015 Comments are closed

We update on the progress of an important EU law that could affect how cancer research is carried out in Europe.

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Harriet Watson: “Why should patients have to wait so long for a colonoscopy?”

Category: Science blog October 14, 2015 5 comments

Consultant colorectal nurse, Harriet Watson, responds to our latest report on NHS endoscopy services and the Government’s backing of England’s cancer plan.

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Four reasons why the Government needs to keep spending money on science

Category: Science blog September 8, 2015 1 comment

We outline why the Government needs to protect the amount of money is spends on science and research.

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Dr Giles Maskell: ‘waiting a month or more for scan results is shocking’

Category: Science blog September 6, 2015 1 comment

President of the Royal College of Radiologists, Dr Giles Maskell, shares his reaction to our new report on medical imaging services.

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