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The Prime Minister committed to diagnosing cancers earlier – so how many staff does the NHS need to get there?

Category: Science blog November 12, 2018 3 comments

Our new report estimates the number of cancer staff the NHS will need in the future so that people with cancer receive the best possible care.

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‘Cutting edge’ CAR T cell immunotherapy approved in England. But is the NHS ready?

Category: Science blog October 5, 2018 2 comments

With two complex CAR T immunotherapies now approved on the NHS in England, we look at how the health service has had to react to these exciting new treatments.

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Theresa May’s commitment to diagnosing cancers earlier is great news. She’ll need more NHS staff to get there

Category: Science blog October 3, 2018 6 comments

For the Prime Minister to reach her ambitions of 3 in 4 cancer patients diagnosed early in the next 10 years, NHS staff shortages must be addressed.

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NHS70: We asked four MPs about NHS staffing issues and the future of cancer care

Category: Science blog September 13, 2018 0 comments

Ahead of this year’s political party conferences, we asked MPs to outline their ambitions for the NHS and cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

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‘No-deal’ Brexit: what the Government’s plans could mean for cancer treatment, care and research

Category: Science blog August 30, 2018 5 comments

The Government have published the first in a series of plans in the event of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit. But how will this affect cancer patients and research?

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The NHS must adapt now to care for older cancer patients

Category: Science blog June 21, 2018 23 comments

The number of older people diagnosed with cancer every year could rise by up to 80% in less than 20 years. The NHS must adapt now to care for them.

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NHS funding: New money for England is a start, but it must be spent wisely

Category: Science blog June 18, 2018 21 comments

The new NHS England funding boost from the Prime Minister needs to focus on staff shortages to make a difference in cancer care.

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‘Our NHS is there for us, now it’s time to stand with them’

Category: Science blog June 15, 2018 2 comments

We’ve launched a campaign for more NHS staff to diagnose and treat cancer. Cancer survivor Elizabeth Bailey explains how you can get involved.

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Breast screening error: women need reassurance, not misleading statistics

Category: Science blog May 4, 2018 9 comments

In the immediate aftermath, estimating the numbers affected by a breast screening error might do more harm than good.

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Sharon Hodgson MP: NHS cancer staff shortages should be ‘top government priority’

Category: Science blog February 9, 2018 Comments are closed

We asked Sharon Hodgson, Labour MP and the Shadow Minister for Public Health, what the Labour Party wants to do to tackle cancer.

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