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‘Scandinavian quality and Singaporean efficiency’: what the autumn statement means for cancer

With budgets being squeezed by inflation, Jeremy Hunt announced measures to increase tax intakes and put a lid on public spending. But what does it mean for people affected by cancer? 

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Why consistent and funded cancer policies are key to improving cancer survival

Research from the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership has found a link between cancer policy consistency over time and survival for six cancer types

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Emergency presentations: what are they, and what do they mean for cancer survival?

A new study from the ICBP has reported international differences in proportions of cancer emergency presentations, and links this to differences in cancer survival.

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Are differences in treatment driving variation in ovarian cancer survival internationally?

The latest ovarian cancer data from the ICBP reveals that while more people are surviving their cancer, there’s still a long way to go.

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Measuring up: How does the UK compare internationally on cancer survival?

New survival figures have revealed some encouraging trends around the world. But they also highlight how much progress still needs to be made in the UK.

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UK improves cancer survival, but is still behind other high-income countries

Cancer survival in the UK has improved since 1995, although it still lags behind other high-income countries.

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Bowel cancer rates are rising in young adults, but do we know what’s behind the increase?

Bowel cancer rates are increasing in adults aged between 20 and 50, according to data from 2 big studies published this week. But what’s behind the increase?

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10% of bowel cancer patients can wait more than a year to start treatment

It can take up to a year for some bowel cancer patients in the UK to start treatment, according to international research coordinated by Cancer Research UK.

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Cancer survival improving globally, but UK lagging behind

Cancer survival is increasing across the globe, according to a new study.

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Could new NHS diagnostic centres tackle vague cancer symptoms?

We take a look at a series of projects looking to tackle vague cancer symptoms, and hopefully diagnose more cases earlier.

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