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Cancer Research UK publishes gender and ethnicity pay gap reports

The charity publishes its gender and ethnicity pay gap reports.

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New breast and lung cancer treatments approved in Scotland

3 new cancer treatments have now been approved by the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) for use on the NHS in Scotland, including 2 breast cancer treatments and 1 for lung cancer.

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11 top tips for cutting back on alcohol

If you’re one of the many people who want to cut back on drinking this January, but aren’t sure where to start, we’ve got you covered.

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New lung cancer treatment combo approved on NHS in England

A new treatment for some people with a type of non small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) will now be routinely available on the NHS in England, following its approval by the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

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Facing the future: “How can a 3-year old understand that her daddy is going to die?”

Becky and Manish both had the heart-breaking job of preparing their own young children for a future without them.

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Prising open the trap: Getting to grips with targeted cancer drug resistance

Cancer Research UK-funded scientists are using innovative techniques to understand how resistance to a targeted cancer drug is unfolding.

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Cervical screening in Wales extended to every 5 years: Why the switch?

Wales announced changes to their routine cervical screening programme this week, moving from 3 to 5 years. We look at the science behind the switch.

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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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Let’s get to the bottom of it – 7 common cancer myths, unpicked

From 5G to sharks with cancer, we want to set the record straight with 7 commonly asked questions about cancer that are often rooted in misinformation.

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Immunotherapy approved for some people with advanced melanoma in England

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has recommended the use of the immunotherapy drug pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for some adults in England with a type of advanced melanoma skin cancer.

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