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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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New breed of personalised cancer medicine approved in England. What does it mean for patients?

A new breed of targeted cancer drug has been approved for NHS use in England. But drugs like larotrectinib also pose unique and complex challenges for the NHS, which have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How coronavirus is impacting cancer services in the UK

Cancer services have been severely disrupted across the UK, from screening to treatment and care.

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General Election 2019: cancer fact checker

To help sort the hard facts from the political point-scoring during the General Election, we’ll be keeping an eye out for any claims about cancer.

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Improving cancer screening: what does the latest review recommend?

What do the latest recommendations from Sir Mike Richards mean for screening in England? We take a look.

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NHS diaries: ‘It’s like Groundhog Day, we just wait for the phone to ring’  

Waiting to hear if you have cancer, or if your cancer has come back, can be an extremely stressful time – especially if the results take weeks to come back.

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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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Artificial intelligence labs, immigration and NHS funding: what do the latest Government announcements mean for cancer?

The new Government have made several announcements about science and the NHS, including a new Artificial Intelligence lab. But what does it mean for cancer?

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Opinion: ‘Building an NHS workforce for the future must be Boris Johnson’s top health priority’

With a new Prime Minister in office, the Government’s commitments to supporting the NHS and building on the strength of science in the UK must become reality.

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The first complete picture of how long it takes to diagnose cancer in England

Researchers have gathered the most complete picture of how long people wait for a cancer diagnosis in England. And there’s huge variation between referrals.

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