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Patients less likely to rate cancer care as ‘very good’ during pandemic

Almost a third of cancer patients have reported receiving worse care since COVID-19 began, according to a new survey commissioned by Cancer Research UK.

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The right combination for early detection

The upcoming Early Detection of Cancer Conference brings together experts from multiple disciplines to share ground breaking research and progress in the field

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England: Smoking responsible for twice as many cancers in most deprived groups

Over 11,000 cases of cancer were linked to smoking in the lowest income group, compared to around 6,000 in the highest.

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UK sunburn risk: Third of adults more likely to protect their skin abroad than at home

The YouGov survey also revealed that around a fifth of adults (19%) said they’re planning to spend more time outside in the sun in the UK this year.

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Embedding research integrity at the core of our science

Cancer Research UK has deepened its commitment to good research practice by becoming a signatory of the Concordat to support research integrity

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Announcing ‘Cancer Revolution’ – a world-first exhibition to engage people with progress against cancer

We’re proud to be the Expert Partners for ‘Cancer Revolution’, a cutting-edge, world-first exhibition about cancer that will open it’s doors in Manchester and London.

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How can we diagnose more cancers earlier?

1 in 2 people in the UK will be diagnosed with some form of cancer during their lifetime. We’ve estimated the impact different types of activity could make to ambitions to diagnose cancer earlier.

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Improving cancer care for the LGBTQ+ community

LGBTQ+ communities experience inequalities throughout their cancer journey, including in screening and diagnosis, clinical care, communication and overall experience. Find out about the barriers the community faces and the commitments required to improve cancer care for LGBTQ+ people.

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Scientists developing urine and blood tests to detect brain tumours

Cancer Research UK scientists are developing tests that can detect the presence of glioma, a type of brain tumour, in patient urine or blood plasma.

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First treatment approved in England for advanced bile duct cancer

The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has approved the use of pemigatinib in adults with a rare type of bile duct cancer that has continued to advance or spread after initial chemotherapy.

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