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Pharmacy services are an untapped resource in tackling nation’s major health conditions, new survey reveals

A new YouGov survey has revealed that just 1 in 10 people have turned to their local pharmacy for advice…

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Investing in volunteers since 2002: The tale of time

This is the story of time. Of minutes and days which turn into months and years. The story of our 33,000 time-givers.

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How radiotherapy became a lifesaver – from X-rays to the proton beam

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Cancer Revolutionaries

Provided to more than a quarter of cancer patients, targeted radiotherapy is cutting edge, can be curative, and has come a long way from its origins.

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Joining the dots: How our new research data strategy will unlock the power of big data

To capitalise on the reams of data produced by cancer researchers we must have a joined up approach – here’s how our new strategy will help

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Making real change: 4 ways we’ve influenced cancer policy

From restricting sunbed use for under 18s, to banning smoking at work and in public places, here are 4 ways we’ve influenced cancer policy and made real change.

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A peek behind the scenes: Just how are our funding decisions made?

We recently welcomed some early career researchers to observe some of the panel discussions and interviews for our Research Careers Committee. So, how did they get on?

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Closing the gap: How new screening interventions could reduce inequalities in bowel cancer outcomes

When it comes to diagnosing cancers early, screening is our best available tool. Cancer screening involves testing for early signs…

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Why investing in cancer research is good for the economy

We know that cancer research saves and improves lives. What is less well known is the role of cancer research…

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Government update on the Clinical Research Vision: More needed to go beyond recovery?

Is the Government’s implementation plan for its 10-year clinical research vision any more than just rhetoric? Our policy team give us the low-down…

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In memory of Dame Deborah James

Last night, Dame Deborah James’s family announced that she passed away peacefully at home, after living with bowel cancer since 2016.

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