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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 | 13 June 2024

13 June 2024

Cancer Research UK scientists in the lab

NHS England will offer the newly-approved dabrafenib plus trametinib combination to children and young people whose gliomas are being driven by a specific genetic mutation. NHS England will offer the newly-approved dabrafenib plus trametinib combination to children and young people whose gliomas are being driven by a specific genetic mutation.

by Tim Gunn | News | 13 June 2024

13 June 2024

That Cancer Conversation in a white speech bubble with a dark blue background

Join Sophie for the fourth episode in our mini-series, Longer, better lives, as she speaks to Alizee about how the next UK government could help prevent 40% of cancers. Join Sophie for the fourth episode in our mini-series, Longer, better lives, as she speaks to Alizee about how the next UK government could help prevent 40% of cancers.

by Cancer Research UK | Podcast | 10 June 2024

10 June 2024

This entry is part 21 of 21 in the series That Cancer Conversation
Cancer Research UK supporters standing in front of Parliament wearing shirts that say 'Together we are fighting cancer'

The UK could avoid 34,000 cancer deaths within a decade of the general election on 4 July if the next government takes urgent action to improve cancer outcomes. The UK could avoid 34,000 cancer deaths within a decade of the general election on 4 July if the next government takes urgent action to improve cancer outcomes.

by Sophie Wedekind | Analysis | 6 June 2024

6 June 2024

An informational sheet highlighting how radiotherapy can be used to make radiotherapy in children more precise

A graphic designer shares their perspective on a recent patient and public involvement project during which an accessible information sheet based on a journal paper was co-created A graphic designer shares their perspective on a recent patient and public involvement project during which an accessible information sheet based on a journal paper was co-created

by Gill Brown | Analysis | 4 June 2024

4 June 2024

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series How can we share research together?
A scientist carrying out clinical research in the lab.

Early-onset cancer is a growing problem. Cancer rates in 25 to 49-year-olds increased by 24% from 1995 to 2019, according to our latest data. Early-onset cancer is a growing problem. Cancer rates in 25 to 49-year-olds increased by 24% from 1995 to 2019, according to our latest data.

by Tim Gunn | News | 3 June 2024

3 June 2024

A medical professional drawing a dose of a vaccine from a vial with a syringe

Thousands of cancer patients in England are set to gain fast-tracked access to trials of personalised cancer vaccines following the launch of a world-leading NHS trial ‘matchmaking' service Thousands of cancer patients in England are set to gain fast-tracked access to trials of personalised cancer vaccines following the launch of a world-leading NHS trial ‘matchmaking' service

by Jacob Smith | News | 31 May 2024

31 May 2024

Anna Housley and her husband Tom. The BCAN-RAY project found that Anna has an increased risk of developing breast cancer. She now gets yearly mammograms.

One year in, the research project launched in memory of Sarah Harding is identifying younger women who may have a higher breast cancer risk. One year in, the research project launched in memory of Sarah Harding is identifying younger women who may have a higher breast cancer risk.

by Tim Gunn | News | 30 May 2024

30 May 2024

Artwork produced as part of a patient and public involvement workshop

In this mini-series of three articles, we share a recent PPIE project where we co-created an accessible information sheet based on a journal paper. In this article the PPI co-ordinator, Lisa Whittaker and one of the researchers, Catarina Veiga give an overview of the project and share their experiences of being involved. In this mini-series of three articles, we share a recent PPIE project where we co-created an accessible information sheet based on a journal paper. In this article the PPI co-ordinator, Lisa Whittaker and one of the researchers, Catarina Veiga give an overview of the project and share their experiences of being involved.

by Lisa Whittaker, Catarina Veiga | Analysis | 28 May 2024

28 May 2024

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series How can we share research together?
The sun shining in a blue sky

New analysis shows that melanoma skin cancer rates in the UK have increased by almost a third over the past decade New analysis shows that melanoma skin cancer rates in the UK have increased by almost a third over the past decade

by Amy Warnock | News | 27 May 2024

27 May 2024

This entry is part 18 of 21 in the series That Cancer Conversation