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Coronavirus reports – Part 10: “I didn’t see my mum before I went into surgery”

This Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we caught up with families who have been affected by children’s and young people’s cancers to find out how COVID-19 has impacted them and their loved ones.

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COVID-19 vaccine and cancer – latest updates

Recently, news of a COVID-19 vaccine has dominated headlines. We’ve summarised all the information that is out there, with rolling updates, in our new vaccine blog post.

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New chemotherapy-free treatment for bowel cancer made available in Scotland

Pembrolizumab will be made available for some adults in Scotland with bowel cancer that’s spread to other parts of the body.  

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Hormone therapy gets green light for advanced prostate cancer

Adults in England with advanced hormone-sensitive prostate cancer that’s spread to other parts of the body will now have a new treatment option.

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The Galleri multi-cancer blood test: what you need to know

There has been a lot of excitement about the Galleri test, and it’s obvious to see why. Here are three things you need to about this multi-cancer blood test.

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NHS lung cancer patients in England get early access to ‘breakthrough’ cancer drug

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency has approved the first-of-its-kind drug sotorasib for some people with non small cell lung cancer.

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Thinking outside the box to tackle an aggressive children’s cancer

How our partnership with Children with Cancer UK is helping to transform our understanding of children’s and young people’s cancers.

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Speaking a thousand words – how a cancer image collection is set to improve AI diagnosis

Find out how the OPTIMAM project’s mammogram collection is heralding a new dawn of machine learning based cancer detection

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Philanthropist Simon Collins: “I realised I could make a difference by applying things I can do to things I couldn’t in a million years”

As chair of our philanthropic giving circle the Catalyst Club, businessman Simon Collins is helping to unlock transformational funding to support our life-saving research. Meet Simon and learn more about the Catalyst Club, which turns 10 this year.

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Kinder and more effective – why childhood cancers need specific treatments

Dr Sally George tells us about her work on neuroblastoma and why childhood cancers really do need specific research to develop the most effective treatments.

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