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Womb cancer stats reveal treatment variation across England

Our new stats show a staggering variation in treatment plans for women diagnosed with womb cancer across England.

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Measuring up: how does the UK compare internationally on cancer survival?

New survival figures have revealed some encouraging trends around the world. But they also highlight how much progress still needs to be made in the UK.

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Science Surgery: ‘Does cancer attack every age group?’

This entry is part 16 of 19 in the series Science Surgery

Cancer can affect any age group but we see many more cases in older people.

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New calculations confirm lifestyle changes could prevent 4 in 10 cancer cases

Our new research shows that more than 135,000 cases of cancer could be prevented in the UK each year largely through lifestyle changes.

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Cutting cancer diagnosis delays means understanding each patient’s journey

GPs say that more than 1 in 5 cancer patients in England experience an avoidable delay in their diagnosis.

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Cancer patients diagnosed at an earlier stage are more likely to have surgery than chemotherapy

A world-first data report could help us understand whether cancer patients are getting the most appropriate treatments for them.

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Publishing national chemotherapy data has helped NHS hospitals make changes that should improve treatment

A year on from a big data report and some hospitals have changed how they discuss some aspects of treatment, including palliative care.

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Behind the scenes with the unsung heroes of cancer clinical trials – Part 1

We speak to Cindy Billingham, lead statistician on the National Lung Matrix Trial, about what her job involves.

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Kidney cancer rates are increasing, so what’s fuelling the surge?

We look at the possible reasons behind the recent rise in kidney cancer rates.

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World Cancer Day 2017: 4 cancers that pose a global challenge

For this year’s World Cancer Day we’re looking at how the rates of 4 types of cancer vary around the world, and why.

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