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Three cancer drugs approved for NHS use in Scotland

Three new cancer drugs have been given the go-ahead by the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) for routine use in Scotland, two for non small cell lung cancer and one for Hodgkin lymphoma, but a fourth has been rejected.

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Taking on DNA repair to tackle cancer

Pioneering therapeutics targeting the damage repair mechanism of DNA polymerase theta in a range of cancers have entered human trials – we tell the story from discovery to translation.

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“The power of science”: HPV vaccine proven to dramatically reduce cervical cancer

New results find that the HPV vaccine was shown to dramatically reduce cervical cancer rates by 90% in women in their 20s who were offered it at age 12 to 13.

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The director’s cut: How Dr Catherine Elliott sees the future of cancer research

We caught up with Director of Research, Dr Catherine Elliott, to talk pandemic recovery, research careers and the role of curiosity in a goal driven scientific environment

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“After a fire and a pandemic, it felt amazing to finish my PhD”

As the roof goes on our brand new Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute following a devastating fire in 2017, we hear from one of the PhD students who lived through it.

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What the Budget 2021 means for research

The Comprehensive Spending Review has set out the Government’s spending plans for the next three years – but what do these plans mean for our research community and its work?

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Cancer Research UK’s charity Christmas cards now available

From snowy days in the country to festive wreaths and stockings, the shop has a design to suit every taste.

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Spending Review 2021: Promising commitments, unanswered questions

The picture is still emerging and we don’t have a full sense yet of what each announcement will mean, but broadly it looks promising. Here’s what we know right now.

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COVID-19 vaccine and cancer – latest updates

Recently, news of a COVID-19 vaccine has dominated headlines. We’ve summarised all the information that is out there, with rolling updates, in our new vaccine blog post.

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6 things you need to know about cervical screening

It’s completely up to you whether to go to cervical cancer screening. But the answers to these 6 questions could help you decide.

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