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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

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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
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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

This entry is part 18 of 21 in the series That Cancer Conversation
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The HPV vaccine is preventing the highest number of cervical cancer cases in the most deprived groups in England. The HPV vaccine is preventing the highest number of cervical cancer cases in the most deprived groups in England.

by Tim Gunn | News | 16 May 2024

16 May 2024

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A decade-long decline in the number of cigarettes a person who smokes has per day is at risk, a new Cancer Research UK study has revealed. A decade-long decline in the number of cigarettes a person who smokes has per day is at risk, a new Cancer Research UK study has revealed.

by Jacob Smith | News | 2 May 2024

2 May 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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There are around five times more people smoking non-cigarette tobacco in England now than there were a decade ago, according to a new study There are around five times more people smoking non-cigarette tobacco in England now than there were a decade ago, according to a new study

by Jacob Smith | News | 5 March 2024

5 March 2024

This entry is part 14 of 21 in the series That Cancer Conversation
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Some people with cancer in the UK are struggling more than others to get access to treatment. But what is causing this unwarranted variation in access to treatment, and how can we makes things better? Some people with cancer in the UK are struggling more than others to get access to treatment. But what is causing this unwarranted variation in access to treatment, and how can we makes things better?

by Emily Eagles, Lyndsy Ambler | Analysis | 23 February 2024

23 February 2024

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Ahead of World Cancer Day on Sunday, our Cancer in the UK 2024 report sets out why cancer is still the defining health issue of our time. Ahead of World Cancer Day on Sunday, our Cancer in the UK 2024 report sets out why cancer is still the defining health issue of our time.

by Imogen Powell Brown | Analysis | 2 February 2024

2 February 2024