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Cancer Research UK publishes gender and ethnicity pay gap reports

The charity publishes its gender and ethnicity pay gap reports.

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New breast and lung cancer treatments approved in Scotland

3 new cancer treatments have now been approved by the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) for use on the NHS in Scotland, including 2 breast cancer treatments and 1 for lung cancer.

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New lung cancer treatment combo approved on NHS in England

A new treatment for some people with a type of non small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) will now be routinely available on the NHS in England, following its approval by the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

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Immunotherapy approved for some people with advanced melanoma in England

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has recommended the use of the immunotherapy drug pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for some adults in England with a type of advanced melanoma skin cancer.

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Courageous children receive Star Awards in virtual celebration

Pixie Lott and other celebrity guests surprise children with messages of support in virtual Star Award ceremony, celebrates the courage of children with cancer.

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Ovarian, bowel and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma treatments approved for NHS use in Scotland

Three new treatment options made available for cancer patients in Scotland.

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ScottishPower help us shine a light on air pollution and cancer

During COP26, Cancer Research UK’s long-standing partner ScottishPower held an exclusive event, ‘Air Pollution and Cancer’, at their head office…

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Over 600 people in England set to benefit from innovative lung cancer treatment

More than 600 people in England with a form of lung cancer could benefit from the innovative drug osimertinib (Tagrisso) after its approval by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.

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Targeted drug recommended to treat some advanced lung cancer patients

Selpercatinib will expand treatment options available for people with RET fusion positive non small cell lung cancer on the NHS in England.

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Childhood cancer survivors at greater risk of ill health

People who survive cancer in childhood have a higher risk of ill health as they grow older, according to new research published in The Lancet Regional Health – Europe.

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