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New treatment for Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinaemia in England

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended zanubrutinib (Brukinsa) as an option for treating some people…

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Ending smoking could more than halve England’s cancer inequality gap

It’s known that people from more deprived backgrounds are more likely to get cancer. New analysis from Cancer Research UK…

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NICE doesn’t recommend olaparib for patients with certain prostate cancers

NICE does not recommend olaparib (Lynparza) for people with a type of advanced prostate cancer, as the treatment is not deemed cost-effective

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Scientists reveal how air pollution can cause lung cancer in people who have never smoked

A long-term study funded by Cancer Research UK has revealed how air pollution can cause lung cancer in people who have never smoked. 

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Cancer Research UK honours Her Majesty The Queen, the charity’s Patron

The Queen has been the charity’s Patron since its formation in 2002. Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Chair of Cancer Research…

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New targeted treatment for early breast cancer could reduce risk of relapse

A targeted cancer drug has been approved to treat some people with breast cancer that has a high-risk of returning.

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2021/22 in review: Charity looks to the future with ambitious new strategy

Cancer Research UK is ready to seize new opportunities following the publication of its Annual Report and Accounts 2021/22 today….

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Skin cancer death rates in men risen dramatically in the last 50 years

Skin cancer death rates in UK men have more than tripled since the early 1970s, according to new analysis released today by Cancer Research UK.

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Pharmacy services are an untapped resource in tackling nation’s major health conditions, new survey reveals

A new YouGov survey has revealed that just 1 in 10 people have turned to their local pharmacy for advice…

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In memory of Dame Deborah James

Last night, Dame Deborah James’s family announced that she passed away peacefully at home, after living with bowel cancer since 2016.

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