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Woman waiting in hospital waiting room

Get the latest updates and analysis on NHS cancer waiting times in England, and learn what it means for people affected by cancer Get the latest updates and analysis on NHS cancer waiting times in England, and learn what it means for people affected by cancer

by Sophia Lowes, Imogen Powell Brown | Analysis | 13 June 2024

13 June 2024

Cancer Research UK supporters standing in front of Parliament wearing shirts that say 'Together we are fighting cancer'

The UK could avoid 34,000 cancer deaths within a decade of the general election on 4 July if the next government takes urgent action to improve cancer outcomes. The UK could avoid 34,000 cancer deaths within a decade of the general election on 4 July if the next government takes urgent action to improve cancer outcomes.

by Sophie Wedekind | Analysis | 6 June 2024

6 June 2024

An informational sheet highlighting how radiotherapy can be used to make radiotherapy in children more precise

A graphic designer shares their perspective on a recent patient and public involvement project during which an accessible information sheet based on a journal paper was co-created A graphic designer shares their perspective on a recent patient and public involvement project during which an accessible information sheet based on a journal paper was co-created

by Gill Brown | Analysis | 4 June 2024

4 June 2024

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series How can we share research together?
Artwork produced as part of a patient and public involvement workshop

In this mini-series of three articles, we share a recent PPIE project where we co-created an accessible information sheet based on a journal paper. In this article the PPI co-ordinator, Lisa Whittaker and one of the researchers, Catarina Veiga give an overview of the project and share their experiences of being involved. In this mini-series of three articles, we share a recent PPIE project where we co-created an accessible information sheet based on a journal paper. In this article the PPI co-ordinator, Lisa Whittaker and one of the researchers, Catarina Veiga give an overview of the project and share their experiences of being involved.

by Lisa Whittaker, Catarina Veiga | Analysis | 28 May 2024

28 May 2024

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series How can we share research together?
Careers

Recognising diverse skills and experiences in research is becoming ever more important – but how can we do that? With a narrative CV it’s possible... Recognising diverse skills and experiences in research is becoming ever more important – but how can we do that? With a narrative CV it’s possible...

by Cancer Research UK | Analysis | 22 May 2024

22 May 2024

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Research Careers
Careers

'It’s important to be yourself’... but what does that actually mean? And are we always honest about who we really are? Marjolein Schaap gets into what this means for researchers… 'It’s important to be yourself’... but what does that actually mean? And are we always honest about who we really are? Marjolein Schaap gets into what this means for researchers…

by Cancer Research UK | Analysis | 14 May 2024

14 May 2024

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Research Careers
This photo shows a mammographer with a patient, wearing a hospital gown, before a mammogram.

Getting the right tests, in the right place and at the right time to patients is crucial, but at the moment too many people are waiting too long to be diagnosed with cancer. So here we summarise what’s holding us back, and highlight five things a post-election UK Government could do to get cancer diagnostics back on track. Getting the right tests, in the right place and at the right time to patients is crucial, but at the moment too many people are waiting too long to be diagnosed with cancer. So here we summarise what’s holding us back, and highlight five things a post-election UK Government could do to get cancer diagnostics back on track.

by Alice Hilborn | Analysis | 13 May 2024

13 May 2024

A polar bear swimming on its back

We're not the the only ones who need to practise sun safety. Here's what we can learn from hippos, elephants and even polar bears. We're not the the only ones who need to practise sun safety. Here's what we can learn from hippos, elephants and even polar bears.

by Julia Cotterill | Analysis | 8 May 2024

8 May 2024

Environmental sustainable research

If the UK is to meet its net zero goals, scientific research must change. We take our role in that seriously says Mathew Tata... If the UK is to meet its net zero goals, scientific research must change. We take our role in that seriously says Mathew Tata...

by Cancer Research UK | Analysis | 25 April 2024

25 April 2024

Person breaking cigarette.

We’re celebrating another milestone on our road to a smokefree UK, as MPs voted in favour of the tobacco Age of Sale legislation – meaning we’re one step closer to making this critical legislation a reality We’re celebrating another milestone on our road to a smokefree UK, as MPs voted in favour of the tobacco Age of Sale legislation – meaning we’re one step closer to making this critical legislation a reality

by Alizee Froguel | Analysis | 16 April 2024

16 April 2024

A cloud of smoke

We’re exploring some of the tactics that the tobacco industry has historically used to try to prevent tobacco control initiatives, so you know what to look out for. We’re exploring some of the tactics that the tobacco industry has historically used to try to prevent tobacco control initiatives, so you know what to look out for.

by Amy Warnock | Analysis | 15 April 2024

15 April 2024