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

Category: Science blog August 13, 2019 0 comments

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’

Category: Science blog July 31, 2019 2 comments

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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6 tweets that defined cancer policy in 2018

Category: Science blog December 18, 2018 4 comments

We pick out 6 of the stories that defined cancer policy and politics in 2018, including Brexit and the Prime Minister’s commitment to early diagnosis.

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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 8 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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Bowel screening and car park cancer scans: what you need to know about the latest NHS announcements

Category: Science blog November 21, 2017 1 comment

NHS chief, Simon Stevens, has made a string of announcements that he says will help the NHS in England diagnose cancers earlier and improve cancer services.

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General Election 2017: What are the political parties promising for cancer and research?

Category: Science blog June 2, 2017 2 comments

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.

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Brexit: As Article 50 is triggered, what’s next for UK science and patients?

Category: Science blog April 4, 2017 9 comments

As the UK Government has triggered Article 50, our chief clinician looks at what the Brexit negotiations could mean for cancer.

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7 tweets that defined cancer policy in 2016

Category: Science blog December 22, 2016 13 comments

We pick out 7 top stories from the world of cancer policy and politics that defined 2016.

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Autumn Statement 2016: What it means for cancer prevention, patients and researchers

Category: Science blog November 23, 2016 5 comments

Today’s Autumn Statement offered a first look at the direction the Government will be taking in the years ahead – here’s what it means for cancer.

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Scotland’s Cancer Strategy: an ambitious plan that’s good news for patients

Category: Science blog March 15, 2016 3 comments

We take a look at Scotland’s new cancer plan, outlining what will mean for the nation’s health and for patients.

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