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Cancer Research UK, University of Southampton and Touchlight Genetics partner to develop head and neck cancer vaccine

Cancer Research UK, the University of Southampton and Touchlight Genetics, a London based biotechnology company announce a new clinical development partnership

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UK public urged to take care this summer as around 40% spending more time in the sun since COVID-19 lockdown

New figures from Cancer Research UK and NIVEA SUN suggest that people are not protecting themselves properly from the sun in the UK.

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44% rise in patients waiting for tests to diagnose bowel, stomach, bladder and oesophageal cancer

55,500 more people are waiting to get tests used to diagnose four common cancers compared to last year.

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Cancer Research UK plans to rebuild and adapt to changed world following £300m drop in income

Cancer Research UK is making difficult decisions to significantly reduce how much it spends on beating cancer, its operations and the number of staff.

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Secrets of naked mole-rat cancer resistance unearthed

Naked mole-rats’ exceptional resistance to cancer is thanks to unique conditions in their bodies that stop cancer cells multiplying, according to new research.

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Scotland’s lifeline cancer trials must be restarted urgently

Cancer Research UK’s calls backed by eminent Edinburgh scientist who says the COVID-19 halt to clinical trials has taken away hope for some patients.

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£150 million per year could be cut from cancer research, warns charity

Cancer Research UK could be forced to cut £150 million per year from its research funding as the COVID-19 pandemic decimates its income.

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New blood test to monitor cancer up to ten times more sensitive than current methods

A new method of analysing cancer patients’ blood for evidence of the disease could be up to ten times more sensitive than previous methods.

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Race for Life events cancelled due to COVID-19

Cancer Research UK today announced that it has made the difficult decision to cancel Race for Life events across the UK this year as a result of COVID-19.

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Over 2 million people in backlog for cancer care

Around 2.4 million people in the UK are waiting for cancer screening, further tests or cancer treatment according to a new analysis by Cancer Research UK.

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