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A researcher looking at slides under a microscope

Michelle Mitchell, our chief executive, talks about why the charity's recent investment into research in Scotland is so important Michelle Mitchell, our chief executive, talks about why the charity's recent investment into research in Scotland is so important

by Michelle Mitchell | Opinion | 21 September 2023

21 September 2023

A man sitting in an NHS waiting room.

Professor the Lord Ara Darzi, from Imperial College London, explains why personalising cancer care is so important for the future of the NHS. Professor the Lord Ara Darzi, from Imperial College London, explains why personalising cancer care is so important for the future of the NHS.

by Professor the Lord Ara Darzi | Opinion | 14 September 2023

14 September 2023

Cancer Grand Challenges Scientific Committee member Professor Karen Vousden presenting at the Cancer Grand Challenges summit in London, March 2023

We're nearly 10 years into the Cancer Grand Challenges story. Dr Iain Foulkes, our executive director of Research & Innovation, gives an inside view on it. We're nearly 10 years into the Cancer Grand Challenges story. Dr Iain Foulkes, our executive director of Research & Innovation, gives an inside view on it.

by Iain Foulkes | Opinion | 4 September 2023

4 September 2023

Three people walking along a road

Ian Walker, Executive Director of Policy, Information and Communications, writes about some of the recent inequalities progress at Cancer Research UK Ian Walker, Executive Director of Policy, Information and Communications, writes about some of the recent inequalities progress at Cancer Research UK

by Ian Walker | Opinion | 2 August 2023

2 August 2023

Three Black female researchers at a conference

Iain Foulkes, Executive Director of Research and Innovation, highlights some of the progress Cancer Research UK have made in promoting diversity in our research community Iain Foulkes, Executive Director of Research and Innovation, highlights some of the progress Cancer Research UK have made in promoting diversity in our research community

by Iain Foulkes | Opinion | 28 July 2023

28 July 2023

4 cigarettes in a pile

Alice Wiseman, Director of Public Health for Gateshead and Association of Directors of Public Health Board Member, explains why she believes the Government need to commit to a tobacco-free future for the next generation Alice Wiseman, Director of Public Health for Gateshead and Association of Directors of Public Health Board Member, explains why she believes the Government need to commit to a tobacco-free future for the next generation

by Alice Wiseman | Opinion | 30 June 2023

30 June 2023

The Scottish Flag flying near Loch Ness

Dr Sorcha Hume, Cancer Research UK’s public affairs manager in Scotland, describes how Scotland's new cancer strategy has the potential to transform a cancer system that’s letting patients down.  Dr Sorcha Hume, Cancer Research UK’s public affairs manager in Scotland, describes how Scotland's new cancer strategy has the potential to transform a cancer system that’s letting patients down. 

by Sorcha Hume | Opinion | 16 June 2023

16 June 2023

Our Chief Executive

Our CEO Michelle Mitchell writes about how cancer care in the UK is a fixable problem, and outlines the important next steps to get to where we want to be Our CEO Michelle Mitchell writes about how cancer care in the UK is a fixable problem, and outlines the important next steps to get to where we want to be

by Michelle Mitchell | Opinion | 23 May 2023

23 May 2023

Elliot Colburn MP, and Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer, on why he supports Cancer Research UK’s work on a Manifesto for Cancer Research and Care – a blueprint which aims to help transform cancer care in this country Elliot Colburn MP, and Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer, on why he supports Cancer Research UK’s work on a Manifesto for Cancer Research and Care – a blueprint which aims to help transform cancer care in this country

by Elliot Colburn MP | Opinion | 9 May 2023

9 May 2023

A patient receiving radiotherapy

On the back of a recent survey, our new policy position statement on radiotherapy turns patient experiences into recommendations for the Government and the NHS. On the back of a recent survey, our new policy position statement on radiotherapy turns patient experiences into recommendations for the Government and the NHS.

by Mads Thomsen | Opinion | 4 May 2023

4 May 2023