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Cervical screening – is age the only debate?

Category: Science blog June 9, 2014 13 comments

To mark cervical screening awareness week we explore the evidence on how the programme could be improved to prevent more cases of cervical cancer in the future.

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Why we need to talk more about anal cancer

Category: Science blog June 5, 2014 14 comments

Rates of anal cancer have quadrupled since the mid-70s, but why? We explore the possible reasons, and ask why the media didn’t cover the story.

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A tribute to Anne Szarewski

Category: Science blog September 2, 2013 20 comments

In tribute to Anne Szarewski we look at her career and the huge contribution she made to our understanding of the links between HPV and cancer.

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Celebrity cancer stories: help or hindrance?

Category: Science blog July 5, 2013 2 comments

Cancer news often gets more attention if a celebrity has been diagnosed, but does this help raise awareness or can the celebrity angle do more harm than good?

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Leaders team up to combat cancer worldwide

Category: Science blog March 6, 2013 Comments are closed

Today, leaders from cancer organisations across the world – from Australia to Argentina, and Taiwan to Turkey – have issued…

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NCRI conference session: global inequalities in cancer

Category: Science blog November 12, 2012 Comments are closed

Despite common (mis)conception that cancer is a ‘modern’ disease of Western society (which we’ve discussed here), well over half of…

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Expert opinion: “Now we need to plan for first-line HPV testing”

Category: Science blog July 31, 2012 Comments are closed

Cancer prevention expert Professor Peter Sasieni talks about new research showing the effectiveness of HPV testing in preventing cervical cancer.

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Healthy Resolutions 2012 – what’s new?

Category: Science blog January 23, 2012 4 comments

It’s mid-January, and while many resolutions will still be going strong, some may have already fallen by the wayside. But…

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The causes of cancer you can control

Category: Science blog December 7, 2011 63 comments

Can cancer be prevented? Decades of research have shown that a person’s chances of getting cancer depends on a mishmash of…

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Podcast: Red tape, HPV testing, and the latest brain tumour research

Category: Science blog October 24, 2011 1 comment

In this month’s podcast we discuss a new prostate cancer drug that has been licensed in the UK and investigate…

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