The NHS long-term plan contains ambitious commitments to diagnose more cancers earlier and boost prevention, but it lacks detail on tackling staff shortages.
The world’s largest tobacco company has launched a campaign to encourage people in the UK to quit smoking tobacco. But if they really wanted to make that happen, they’d stop making cigarettes, says our senior policy manager.
New figures suggest that obesity could top smoking as the biggest preventable cause of cancer in women by 2043. Here’s how we calculated them.
Category: Science blog February 9, 2018
We asked Sharon Hodgson, Labour MP and the Shadow Minister for Public Health, what the Labour Party wants to do to tackle cancer.
Category: Science blog February 8, 2018
We asked Steve Brine, Conservative MP and the Minister for Public Health, how the Government plans to tackle cancer.
Our policy work stretches from local councils right up to the European stage. Here are our highlights from a busy 2017.
Category: Science blog October 19, 2017
Progress has been made against England’s cancer strategy, including investment for radiotherapy. But more needs to be done to support the NHS workforce.
It’s 10 years since a trip to your local would leave you smelling like an ashtray – find out how our health has changed, and what more we need to do.
A week away from the general election, we’ve put some of the manifestos under the microscope to see what they mean for cancer, research and patients.
Category: Science blog May 31, 2017
This World No Tobacco Day 2017, we’re taking a look at how tobacco poses one of the most urgent challenges of our time, and what can be done to curb the epidemic.