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The results of a new study funded by Cancer Research UK reveal that 1.3 million lives are lost to cancers caused by smoking tobacco every year across the UK, US and BRICS nations The results of a new study funded by Cancer Research UK reveal that 1.3 million lives are lost to cancers caused by smoking tobacco every year across the UK, US and BRICS nations

by Jacob Smith | News | 16 November 2023

16 November 2023

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New research has shown that a molecule called formaldehyde causes DNA damage to blood stem cells, which can accelerate their ageing and increase the likelihood of blood cancers. New research has shown that a molecule called formaldehyde causes DNA damage to blood stem cells, which can accelerate their ageing and increase the likelihood of blood cancers.

by Jacob Smith | Analysis | 29 June 2023

29 June 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

Wine stains

If you’re one of the many people who want to cut back on drinking this January, but aren’t sure where to start, we've got you covered. If you’re one of the many people who want to cut back on drinking this January, but aren’t sure where to start, we've got you covered.

by Amanda Finch | Analysis | 13 January 2022

13 January 2022

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Researchers also found the number of high-risk drinkers rose by 40%, with over 4.5 million adults classed as 'high-risk drinkers' during the first lockdown. Researchers also found the number of high-risk drinkers rose by 40%, with over 4.5 million adults classed as 'high-risk drinkers' during the first lockdown.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 25 August 2021

25 August 2021

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1 in 25 newly diagnosed cancer cases in the last year may be associated with drinking alcohol, according to a global study published in The Lancet Oncology. 1 in 25 newly diagnosed cancer cases in the last year may be associated with drinking alcohol, according to a global study published in The Lancet Oncology.

by Harry Jenkins | News | 14 July 2021

14 July 2021

This entry is part 30 of 30 in the series Our milestones
Healthy eating family

We asked people to share tips and tricks to make being healthy a bit easier. Each of these hacks are linked to lifestyle changes that cut could cancer risk. We asked people to share tips and tricks to make being healthy a bit easier. Each of these hacks are linked to lifestyle changes that cut could cancer risk.

by Sophia Lowes | Analysis | 16 February 2018

16 February 2018

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The damage caused to specialised stem cells' DNA could help explain why drinking increases the risk of cancer. The damage caused to specialised stem cells' DNA could help explain why drinking increases the risk of cancer.

by Aine McCarthy | Analysis | 3 January 2018

3 January 2018