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We outline some of the highlights from our new report 'Leading on Cancer' where we set out the evidence on the role that cancer control strategies can play in improving cancer outcomes We outline some of the highlights from our new report 'Leading on Cancer' where we set out the evidence on the role that cancer control strategies can play in improving cancer outcomes

by Imogen Powell Brown | Analysis | 19 June 2024

19 June 2024

Big Ben and Westminster

Michelle Mitchell, our chief executive, explains why the upcoming general election must be a turning point for cancer Michelle Mitchell, our chief executive, explains why the upcoming general election must be a turning point for cancer

by Michelle Mitchell | Opinion | 18 June 2024

18 June 2024

A sign with the text 'General Election 2024' in front of Big Ben

With the general election fast approaching, we've taken a look at some of the highlights of what the three major UK-wide political parties have committed to deliver in their manifestos. With the general election fast approaching, we've taken a look at some of the highlights of what the three major UK-wide political parties have committed to deliver in their manifestos.

by Ian Caleb | In depth | 18 June 2024

18 June 2024

Visitors at the National Biomarker Centre

Today marks the opening of the Cancer Research UK National Biomarker Centre, a new state-of-the-art facility in Manchester which will help experts detect cancer at an earlier stage – when there are usually more treatment options available. Today marks the opening of the Cancer Research UK National Biomarker Centre, a new state-of-the-art facility in Manchester which will help experts detect cancer at an earlier stage – when there are usually more treatment options available.

by Amy Warnock | News | 14 June 2024

14 June 2024

Woman waiting in hospital waiting room

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

A computer-generated images showing a DNA double-helix in a blood sample

Multi-cancer tests have the potential to detect multiple cancer types from a single sample. There's a lot to learn before we can use them. Multi-cancer tests have the potential to detect multiple cancer types from a single sample. There's a lot to learn before we can use them.

by Jessica Lloyd, Alice Brookes | In depth | 12 June 2024

12 June 2024

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Multi-cancer tests
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In this third and final article in this special series about our PPI project ‘How can we share research together? A co-creation project to make scientific research more accessible’ we hear from one of the patient representatives who took part in the project, Holly Spencer. Here Holly reflects on her diagnosis, her interest in patient and public involvement and her experience of being part of this project. In this third and final article in this special series about our PPI project ‘How can we share research together? A co-creation project to make scientific research more accessible’ we hear from one of the patient representatives who took part in the project, Holly Spencer. Here Holly reflects on her diagnosis, her interest in patient and public involvement and her experience of being part of this project.

by Holly Spencer | Personal stories | 11 June 2024

11 June 2024

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series How can we share research together?
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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