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World Cancer Day 2023: where does the UK stand?

Ahead of World Cancer Day 2023, a new report from Cancer Research UK shows that the impact of cancer for people in the UK is only set to grow.

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Tesco is making it even easier to support life-saving research

Since 2018, Tesco, Cancer Research UK, Diabetes UK and the British Heart Foundation have been working together to change lives….

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Starving cancer into submission

Starving cancer cells of specific nutrients can slow tumour growth and sharpen the effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy – now, startup Faeth Therapeutics is creating precision diets which can enhance cancer treatments.

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New analysis reveals Black women in England more likely to be diagnosed with late-stage cancer

A new study has revealed that black women from Caribbean and African backgrounds are more likely to be diagnosed with certain types of cancer at later stages, when treatment is less likely to be successful. 

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Women in science: Cancer research pioneers – part 2

As our 20th anniversary year draws to a close, we’re celebrating some of the pioneering women who have contributed to impactful cancer research and paved the way for even more.

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Research with Integrity – integrating training into research culture

In a new series focussing on research integrity, two of our experts will dig into the issues and challenges of this incredibly important aspect of research.

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Early-onset cancer: why are more young adults being diagnosed?

Cancer rates in adults under 50 have been rising since the 1990s. Our researchers are leading the effort to turn the trend around.

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Latest episode of our podcast for researchers

Cancer Research Matters provokes conversation around cancer science, how it shapes our understanding of the disease and the challenges we face as we develop therapies.

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Chemo before surgery helps stop colon cancer coming back

Giving colon cancer patients chemotherapy before surgery cuts their risk of the disease coming back, according to a trial we funded.

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Women in science: Cancer research pioneers – part 1

As our 20th anniversary year draws to a close, we’re celebrating some of the pioneering women who have contributed to impactful cancer research and paved the way for even more.

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