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The term ‘ultra-processed foods’ has been hard to avoid in recent years. But what are they? And do they really impact our health? The term ‘ultra-processed foods’ has been hard to avoid in recent years. But what are they? And do they really impact our health?

by Sophie Wedekind | In depth | 18 April 2024

18 April 2024

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We’re celebrating another milestone on our road to a smokefree UK, as MPs voted in favour of the tobacco Age of Sale legislation – meaning we’re one step closer to making this critical legislation a reality We’re celebrating another milestone on our road to a smokefree UK, as MPs voted in favour of the tobacco Age of Sale legislation – meaning we’re one step closer to making this critical legislation a reality

by Alizee Froguel | Analysis | 16 April 2024

16 April 2024

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We’re exploring some of the tactics that the tobacco industry has historically used to try to prevent tobacco control initiatives, so you know what to look out for. We’re exploring some of the tactics that the tobacco industry has historically used to try to prevent tobacco control initiatives, so you know what to look out for.

by Amy Warnock | Analysis | 15 April 2024

15 April 2024

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Get the latest updates and analysis on NHS cancer waiting times in England, and learn what it means for people affected by cancer Get the latest updates and analysis on NHS cancer waiting times in England, and learn what it means for people affected by cancer

by Sophia Lowes, Imogen Powell Brown | Analysis | 11 April 2024

11 April 2024

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Cancer screening saves thousands of lives each year. Here are our top tips for making the screening process just a little bit easier. Cancer screening saves thousands of lives each year. Here are our top tips for making the screening process just a little bit easier.

by Sophie Brooks | In depth | 9 April 2024

9 April 2024

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Why isn’t there a screening programme for prostate cancer? Here, we take a look at some of the latest research into PSA testing to find out.  Why isn’t there a screening programme for prostate cancer? Here, we take a look at some of the latest research into PSA testing to find out. 

by Amy Warnock | Analysis | 6 April 2024

6 April 2024

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Listen to the second episode of That Cancer Conversation: Longer, better lives, where Sophie speaks to Dr Mei-Ling Lancashire about our manifesto. Listen to the second episode of That Cancer Conversation: Longer, better lives, where Sophie speaks to Dr Mei-Ling Lancashire about our manifesto.

by Cancer Research UK | Podcast | 2 April 2024

2 April 2024

This entry is part 15 of 15 in the series That Cancer Conversation
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You may have seen media coverage of a study that looked at changes in different types of cells from people who smoked and people who vaped. Let's break down what the results really show. You may have seen media coverage of a study that looked at changes in different types of cells from people who smoked and people who vaped. Let's break down what the results really show.

by Julia Cotterill | Analysis | 20 March 2024

20 March 2024

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Fewer middle-aged people are dying from cancer in the UK than at any point over the last 25 years, a new study from Cancer Research UK has revealed Fewer middle-aged people are dying from cancer in the UK than at any point over the last 25 years, a new study from Cancer Research UK has revealed

by Jacob Smith | News | 14 March 2024

14 March 2024

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Dostarlimab (also called Jemperli) has been recommended by the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) to treat some types of advanced or recurrent womb cancer Dostarlimab (also called Jemperli) has been recommended by the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) to treat some types of advanced or recurrent womb cancer

by Jacob Smith | News | 8 March 2024

8 March 2024