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Big Ben and Westminster

Michelle Mitchell, our chief executive, explains why the upcoming general election must be a turning point for cancer Michelle Mitchell, our chief executive, explains why the upcoming general election must be a turning point for cancer

by Michelle Mitchell | Opinion | 18 June 2024

18 June 2024

A stack of cigarettes, one of them smoking

Michelle Mitchell, our chief executive, highlights the importance of the Tobacco and Vapes Bill being a top priority in all party manifestos Michelle Mitchell, our chief executive, highlights the importance of the Tobacco and Vapes Bill being a top priority in all party manifestos

by Michelle Mitchell | Opinion | 28 May 2024

28 May 2024

Vaccine vial and needle

Iain Foulkes, Executive Director of Research and Innovation at Cancer Research UK, reflects on today's news that Moderna and MSD’s melanoma cancer vaccine is moving to Phase 3 clinical trials Iain Foulkes, Executive Director of Research and Innovation at Cancer Research UK, reflects on today's news that Moderna and MSD’s melanoma cancer vaccine is moving to Phase 3 clinical trials

by Iain Foulkes | Opinion | 26 April 2024

26 April 2024

Dame Deborah James with her father, Alistair, at Wimbledon

Alistair James, Dame Deborah James's father, shares why he and his family have written to party leaders ahead of the upcoming general election Alistair James, Dame Deborah James's father, shares why he and his family have written to party leaders ahead of the upcoming general election

by Alistair James | Opinion | 25 April 2024

25 April 2024

A broken cigarette on a yellow background

Ian Walker, executive director of policy, information and communications, shares his message to MPs and encourages them to help make smoking history Ian Walker, executive director of policy, information and communications, shares his message to MPs and encourages them to help make smoking history

by Ian Walker | Opinion | 26 March 2024

26 March 2024

A scientist carrying out clinical research in the lab.

Deciding to support clinical research is one of the most consequential choices a government can make. Our latest survey of the clinical research workforce uncovers what's needed to bring more potentially lifesaving treatments to patients, and to improve the NHS. Deciding to support clinical research is one of the most consequential choices a government can make. Our latest survey of the clinical research workforce uncovers what's needed to bring more potentially lifesaving treatments to patients, and to improve the NHS.

by Joe Kiely | Opinion | 12 February 2024

12 February 2024

Michelle Mitchell chief executive Cancer Research UK

Our fight against cancer has come so far, but moments like the King's diagnosis bring home that cancer affects everyone and that more work is required to ensure the patients get the care they deserve Our fight against cancer has come so far, but moments like the King's diagnosis bring home that cancer affects everyone and that more work is required to ensure the patients get the care they deserve

by Michelle Mitchell | Opinion | 7 February 2024

7 February 2024

Two cancer researchers looking at a cell image on screen

Michelle Mitchell, our chief executive, reacts to Labour’s Life Science Plan and explains why science policy will be so important for the UK's future. Michelle Mitchell, our chief executive, reacts to Labour’s Life Science Plan and explains why science policy will be so important for the UK's future.

by Michelle Mitchell | Opinion | 30 January 2024

30 January 2024

4 cigarettes in a pile

Councillor Chris Kennedy writes about his experiences of smoking, and why he hopes the UK Government keep their promise to raise the minimum age of sale. Councillor Chris Kennedy writes about his experiences of smoking, and why he hopes the UK Government keep their promise to raise the minimum age of sale.

by Chris Kennedy | Opinion | 27 November 2023

27 November 2023