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Will politics keep us from accessing EU science funding?

Our policy department give us an update on the current state of play on post-Brexit science funding, what you can do to help and what we know about the Government’s ‘Plan B’…

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2021/22 in review: Charity looks to the future with ambitious new strategy

Cancer Research UK is ready to seize new opportunities following the publication of its Annual Report and Accounts 2021/22 today….

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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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Living with a stoma: Neil and Lindsay share their experiences after bowel cancer diagnoses

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Regional stories

People affected by cancer face challenges as part of their diagnosis and treatment. For those living with bowel cancer this may include a stoma.

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Skin cancer death rates in men risen dramatically in the last 50 years

Skin cancer death rates in UK men have more than tripled since the early 1970s, according to new analysis released today by Cancer Research UK.

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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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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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Food for thought: new insights into how chemotherapy causes cachexia

Cachexia, sometimes described as a metabolic mutiny, is a condition where lean muscle wastes away, leading to extreme weight loss…

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Girls Aloud members to join forces to raise money in Sarah Harding’s honour

The member of Girls Aloud are joining forces with us for a special ‘Race for Life for Sarah’, raising money for vital breast cancer research in honour of their much-loved bandmate.  

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