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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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Girls Aloud members to join forces to raise money in Sarah Harding’s honour

The member of Girls Aloud are joining forces with us for a special ‘Race for Life for Sarah’, raising money for vital breast cancer research in honour of their much-loved bandmate.  

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New reports show staff shortages continue to hold back cancer care

New reports highlight the impact of workforce issues on the ongoing patient backlog and patient outcomes across UK nations.  

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NHS ‘understaffed and underequipped’ to tackle cancer, say 3 in 4 people

A new poll, carried out by YouGov, has revealed that three quarters of the UK public think the NHS is understaffed and underequipped to tackle cancer

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NICE doesn’t recommend ibrutinib drug for those with Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinaemia

Ibrutinib, a drug used to treat Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinaemia, is not being recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence in England

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New analysis estimates over 21 million UK adults will be obese by 2040

The results of an analysis published by Cancer Research UK today estimate that more than 21 million UK adults will be obese by 2040

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