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More than 65,000 people are left waiting to find out if it’s cancer each month

New calculations from Cancer Research UK estimate that, on average, over 65,000 people in England are left waiting longer than 28 days to find out whether they have cancer each month.

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How do we die of cancer? What we know (and what we don’t)

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Cancer Revolutionaries

We’ve sent robots to mars, split the atom and mapped the human genome. Why, then, is there still so much more to understand about a disease that affects one in two of us?

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A call to action: how our Campaigns Ambassadors are shaping the Government’s 10-year Cancer Plan 

To help revolutionise what cancer outcomes will look like in England in 2032, our Campaigns Ambassadors submitted evidence to inform the Government’s upcoming 10-Year Cancer Plan.

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Expanding the horizons of the life science economy

Executive Director of Research and Innovation, Iain Foulkes introduces our new innovation engine – Cancer Research Horizons

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Immune cell count could determine whether chemotherapy is required in oropharyngeal cancer, new study finds 

A new study has found that the level of a person’s immune cells may provide an indication of whether they would benefit from chemotherapy in oropharyngeal cancer.

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Tough questions for tough times in clinical research

We invited our clinical research community to pose us questions to make sure we are doing all we can to help the recovery of cancer clinical trials to pre-pandemic levels

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New study to detect oesophageal cancer earlier

Together with the National Institute for Health and Care Research, we’re jointly investing £6.4m over the next 14 years in…

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New insights on self-sampling for cervical cancer screening

Results have revealed that around half of those eligible would prefer self-sampling for cervical screening over being tested by a clinician.

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How we are working with industry to translate research into real benefits for patients 

You may not know that as well as funding cancer research, we also work with industry and academia to develop promising ideas and turn them into real benefit for patients. Find out about Cancer Research Horizons.

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New study identifies how obesity may increase the risk of developing womb cancer

Lifelong excess weight almost doubles a woman’s risk of developing womb cancer, according to a Cancer Research UK-funded study published in BMC Medicine.

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