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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

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Cancer Grand Challenges gives a record £100m to five cancer research teams

Cancer Grand Challenges has awarded five research teams up to £20m each in its largest ever funding round. They will now take on four of the biggest questions in cancer.   Cancer Grand Challenges has awarded five research teams up to £20m each in its largest ever funding round. They will now take on four of the biggest questions in cancer.  

by Tim Gunn | News, Analysis | 6 March 2024

6 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

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New research from the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership shows people in the UK were treated with chemotherapy and radiotherapy less often, and faced longer waits to start treatment New research from the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership shows people in the UK were treated with chemotherapy and radiotherapy less often, and faced longer waits to start treatment

by Jacob Smith | Analysis | 27 February 2024

27 February 2024

This entry is part 14 of 19 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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With so many conflicting health messages in the media it can be hard to know what to trust. Here are 5 ways to help you spot health misinformation. With so many conflicting health messages in the media it can be hard to know what to trust. Here are 5 ways to help you spot health misinformation.

by Mei Chen | Analysis | 16 February 2024

16 February 2024

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Can playing games support healthier eating habits? We take a look at research pitting bright colours and brain training against cravings. Can playing games support healthier eating habits? We take a look at research pitting bright colours and brain training against cravings.

by Julia Cotterill | Analysis | 13 February 2024

13 February 2024

A microscope image showing cells affected by Barrett's oesophagus, a precancer that can lead to oesophageal cancer.

For oesophageal cancer awareness month, we’ve rounded up four of our articles on the latest research into oesophageal cancer diagnosis, treatment and prevention.   For oesophageal cancer awareness month, we’ve rounded up four of our articles on the latest research into oesophageal cancer diagnosis, treatment and prevention.  

by Amy Warnock | Analysis | 9 February 2024

9 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