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Ian Walker, executive director of policy, information and communications, shares his message to MPs and encourages them to help make smoking history Ian Walker, executive director of policy, information and communications, shares his message to MPs and encourages them to help make smoking history

by Ian Walker | Opinion | 26 March 2024

26 March 2024

A scientist carrying out clinical research in the lab.

Deciding to support clinical research is one of the most consequential choices a government can make. Our latest survey of the clinical research workforce uncovers what's needed to bring more potentially lifesaving treatments to patients, and to improve the NHS. Deciding to support clinical research is one of the most consequential choices a government can make. Our latest survey of the clinical research workforce uncovers what's needed to bring more potentially lifesaving treatments to patients, and to improve the NHS.

by Joe Kiely | Opinion | 12 February 2024

12 February 2024

Michelle Mitchell chief executive Cancer Research UK

Our fight against cancer has come so far, but moments like the King's diagnosis bring home that cancer affects everyone and that more work is required to ensure the patients get the care they deserve Our fight against cancer has come so far, but moments like the King's diagnosis bring home that cancer affects everyone and that more work is required to ensure the patients get the care they deserve

by Michelle Mitchell | Opinion | 7 February 2024

7 February 2024

4 cigarettes in a pile

Councillor Chris Kennedy writes about his experiences of smoking, and why he hopes the UK Government keep their promise to raise the minimum age of sale. Councillor Chris Kennedy writes about his experiences of smoking, and why he hopes the UK Government keep their promise to raise the minimum age of sale.

by Chris Kennedy | Opinion | 27 November 2023

27 November 2023

The Cancer Research UK stand at the Labour party conference in October 2023

Ian Caleb, public affairs manager, gives a behind the scenes look at the Manifesto at the Liberal Democrat, Conservative and Labour party conferences – and how the team are getting CRUK’s policies heard Ian Caleb, public affairs manager, gives a behind the scenes look at the Manifesto at the Liberal Democrat, Conservative and Labour party conferences – and how the team are getting CRUK’s policies heard

by Ian Caleb | Opinion | 27 October 2023

27 October 2023

Cancer Research UK scientists working in a lab at the Francis Crick Institute

Janet Valentine, Executive Director of Innovation and Research Policy at the ABPI outlines four steps the Government need to take to ensure the best outcomes for UK cancer patients. Janet Valentine, Executive Director of Innovation and Research Policy at the ABPI outlines four steps the Government need to take to ensure the best outcomes for UK cancer patients.

by Janet Valentine | Opinion | 9 October 2023

9 October 2023

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak speaks at the 2023 Conservative Party Conference

Ian Walker reflects on Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's announcements on tobacco at the Conservative Party Conference on Wednesday Ian Walker reflects on Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's announcements on tobacco at the Conservative Party Conference on Wednesday

by Ian Walker | Opinion | 6 October 2023

6 October 2023