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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

A man talking to a GP

Why isn’t there a screening programme for prostate cancer? Here, we take a look at some of the latest research into PSA testing to find out.  Why isn’t there a screening programme for prostate cancer? Here, we take a look at some of the latest research into PSA testing to find out. 

by Amy Warnock | Analysis | 6 April 2024

6 April 2024

This entry is part 12 of 13 in the series Research Integrity
Several disposable e-cigarettes in different colours

You may have seen media coverage of a study that looked at changes in different types of cells from people who smoked and people who vaped. Let's break down what the results really show. You may have seen media coverage of a study that looked at changes in different types of cells from people who smoked and people who vaped. Let's break down what the results really show.

by Julia Cotterill | Analysis | 20 March 2024

20 March 2024

Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt leaves 11 Downing Street, London, with his ministerial box before delivering his Budget in the Houses of Parliament

We've waded through the wealth of announcements and numbers in yesterday's budget to summarise some of the key points for what this budget means for our mission to beat cancer. We've waded through the wealth of announcements and numbers in yesterday's budget to summarise some of the key points for what this budget means for our mission to beat cancer.

by Ian Caleb | Analysis | 7 March 2024

7 March 2024

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Cancer Grand Challenges gives a record £100m to five cancer research teams

Cancer Grand Challenges has awarded five research teams up to £20m each in its largest ever funding round. They will now take on four of the biggest questions in cancer.   Cancer Grand Challenges has awarded five research teams up to £20m each in its largest ever funding round. They will now take on four of the biggest questions in cancer.  

by Tim Gunn | News, Analysis | 6 March 2024

6 March 2024

Careers

For the first instalment in our new research careers column, Ally Walters explores the importance of mentorship... For the first instalment in our new research careers column, Ally Walters explores the importance of mentorship...

by Cancer Research UK | Analysis | 5 March 2024

5 March 2024

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Research Careers