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Liver cancer rates in the UK are highest amongst men in Scotland

A new study has has revealed the variation in the number of people being diagnosed with liver cancer across the UK.

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Mutations in overlooked DNA could have profound impact on bowel cancer survival

DNA errors in the cell’s energy ‘factories’ increases the chances of survival for people with bowel cancer, according to a new study.

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New link between high testosterone in men and increased risk of melanoma

Researchers have uncovered a new link between higher levels of testosterone in the blood and increased risk of melanoma skin cancer in men.

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GPs report ‘perfect storm’ of problems leading to 20,000 drop in urgent referrals for lung cancer

Reluctance to attend hospital tests and come forward about symptoms could be contributing to delays in lung cancer diagnosis.

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Sign up to Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life at Home this April

Run, walk or jog 5k locally and raise money for life-saving research with Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life at Home.

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2,000 fewer people in England began cancer treatment in January

The latest cancer waiting times show an 8% drop in the number of people starting cancer treatment in January, compared with figures from January 2020.

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Changes detected in BRCA1 breast cells before they turn cancerous

Scientists have mapped out some of the earliest changes that occur in seemingly healthy breast tissue long before any tumours appear.

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Cancer Research UK appoints chief operating officer and chief technology officer

The newly created roles are part of the charity’s restructure to drive future success.

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Star Baker style: Get kitted out to celebrate The Great Celebrity Bake Off

The Bake Off tent is returning to Channel 4 again this spring, with a host of celebrities putting their skills to the test in The Great Celebrity Bake Off.

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Almost half of people with possible cancer symptoms didn’t see GP in first wave of pandemic

Nearly half of people who had potential cancer symptoms in the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic did not contact their GP.

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