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How serendipity sent this oncologist in search of a cure for cancer

Dr Hugo De La Pena, the face of our latest TV advert, explains how a second chance at life led to a career dedicated to curing cancer.  

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Help seeking: Why isn’t it as simple as it might sound?

A poll has revealed 50% of UK adults with a possible cancer symptom wait 6 months or more before contacting their GP. Why might people not seek help when they need it?

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Opinion: The Government should not be choosing between investing in staff or equipment

As the Conservative leadership campaign continues towards its finale, our next Prime Minister must make cancer a priority

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A Cancer Revolution: What the experts think of the new Science Museum exhibition

We spoke to Dr Vivian Li and Rupal Mistry about their thoughts on the Cancer Revolution exhibition at the Science Museum.

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Will politics keep us from accessing EU science funding?

Our policy department give us an update on the current state of play on post-Brexit science funding, what you can do to help and what we know about the Government’s ‘Plan B’…

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Opportunity and mentorship: Our new PhD programme aiming to open-up academia for Black students

Cancer Research UK is proud to launch the Black Leaders in Cancer PhD Scholarship Programme- helping develop the next generation of Black leaders in cancer research

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New targeted treatment for early breast cancer could reduce risk of relapse

A targeted cancer drug has been approved to treat some people with breast cancer that has a high-risk of returning.

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2021/22 in review: Charity looks to the future with ambitious new strategy

Cancer Research UK is ready to seize new opportunities following the publication of its Annual Report and Accounts 2021/22 today….

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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…

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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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