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A Scottish project to encourage Muslim women to take up cancer screening invitations is to expand into the north of England with new funding from Cancer Research UK A Scottish project to encourage Muslim women to take up cancer screening invitations is to expand into the north of England with new funding from Cancer Research UK

by Fiona MacLeod, Jacob Smith | News | 20 July 2023

20 July 2023

A woman having a consultation with her doctor

A new Cancer Research UK-funded study aims to shed light on the variation in breast cancer across different ethnic minority groups.  A new Cancer Research UK-funded study aims to shed light on the variation in breast cancer across different ethnic minority groups. 

by Jacob Smith | News | 11 July 2023

11 July 2023

Doctor reviewing a mammogram

New research may have found a way we can predict which cases of DCIS could develop into invasive breast cancer and thus require treatment, reducing the burden of overtreatment in future New research may have found a way we can predict which cases of DCIS could develop into invasive breast cancer and thus require treatment, reducing the burden of overtreatment in future

by Jacob Smith | Analysis | 20 June 2023

20 June 2023

Lung cancer cells seen through a microscope.
  • Science & Technology
  • Health & Medicine

ASCO 2023 roundup: Blood tests, drugs and exercise

ASCO’s annual meeting is the world’s biggest cancer conference. This year’s highlights included updates on cancer blood tests, AI tools for estimating cancer risk, better drugs for some lung and ovarian cancers, and interesting data on how yoga can help patients. ASCO’s annual meeting is the world’s biggest cancer conference. This year’s highlights included updates on cancer blood tests, AI tools for estimating cancer risk, better drugs for some lung and ovarian cancers, and interesting data on how yoga can help patients.

12 June 2023

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New research has found that adults with severe mental illness are less likely to attend cancer screening than those who do not have such conditions. New research has found that adults with severe mental illness are less likely to attend cancer screening than those who do not have such conditions.

by Jacob Smith | News | 4 May 2023

4 May 2023

A photograph of a mobile mammogram unit.

In this instalment of our Health Inequalities series, we take a look at some of the barriers that can make it harder for some people to access cancer screening. In this instalment of our Health Inequalities series, we take a look at some of the barriers that can make it harder for some people to access cancer screening.

by Julia Cotterill | Analysis | 23 September 2022

23 September 2022

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Health inequalities
A transgender woman in a hospital gown speaking to her doctor, a transgender man, in an exam room.

LGBTQIA+ communities experience inequalities throughout their cancer journey, including in screening and diagnosis, clinical care, communication and overall experience. Find out about the barriers the community faces and the commitments required to improve cancer care for LGBTQIA+ people. LGBTQIA+ communities experience inequalities throughout their cancer journey, including in screening and diagnosis, clinical care, communication and overall experience. Find out about the barriers the community faces and the commitments required to improve cancer care for LGBTQIA+ people.

by Harry Jenkins | Analysis | 26 July 2021

26 July 2021