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Research suggests that artificial intelligence could be used alongside doctors to diagnose cancers faster, easing pressure on the cancer workforce. First, though, the NHS needs to get ready. Research suggests that artificial intelligence could be used alongside doctors to diagnose cancers faster, easing pressure on the cancer workforce. First, though, the NHS needs to get ready.

by Tom Hildebrand | In depth | 19 October 2023

19 October 2023

Messages written in glow in the dark pen at a Shine night walk event to remember lost loved ones

Over two million years of life are lost to cancer in the UK every year, according to a new study from Cancer Research UK. However, the data also showed that thanks to innovation and research, we are making progress in beating cancer.   Over two million years of life are lost to cancer in the UK every year, according to a new study from Cancer Research UK. However, the data also showed that thanks to innovation and research, we are making progress in beating cancer.  

by Jacob Smith | News | 11 October 2023

11 October 2023

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak speaks at the 2023 Conservative Party Conference

Ian Walker reflects on Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's announcements on tobacco at the Conservative Party Conference on Wednesday Ian Walker reflects on Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's announcements on tobacco at the Conservative Party Conference on Wednesday

by Ian Walker | Opinion | 6 October 2023

6 October 2023

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Michelle Mitchell, our chief executive, talks about why the charity's recent investment into research in Scotland is so important Michelle Mitchell, our chief executive, talks about why the charity's recent investment into research in Scotland is so important

by Michelle Mitchell | Opinion | 21 September 2023

21 September 2023

CRUK Scotland Institute

Today we announced our largest ever investment in Scotland of up to £123m as part of a seven-year commitment to the Cancer Research UK Scotland Institute Today we announced our largest ever investment in Scotland of up to £123m as part of a seven-year commitment to the Cancer Research UK Scotland Institute

by Amy Warnock | News | 20 September 2023

20 September 2023

Two cancer researchers looking at a cell image on screen

The UK is rejoining Horizon Europe, the EU’s £81bn flagship funding scheme for scientific research. The agreement will bring more funding for cancer researchers in the UK, as well as more opportunities for collaboration across Europe. The UK is rejoining Horizon Europe, the EU’s £81bn flagship funding scheme for scientific research. The agreement will bring more funding for cancer researchers in the UK, as well as more opportunities for collaboration across Europe.

by Tim Gunn | News | 7 September 2023

7 September 2023

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Cancer Research UK is calling on the UK and EU to close the deal on association to Horizon Europe, saying that it is in the best interests of cancer researchers and people affected by cancer.  Cancer Research UK is calling on the UK and EU to close the deal on association to Horizon Europe, saying that it is in the best interests of cancer researchers and people affected by cancer. 

by Jacob Smith | News | 25 August 2023

25 August 2023

Doctor looking at a patients notes while the patient sits

You may have seen the headlines this week about changes to cancer waiting time targets in England. But what do these changes mean for people with cancer?   You may have seen the headlines this week about changes to cancer waiting time targets in England. But what do these changes mean for people with cancer?  

by Sophia Lowes | Analysis | 17 August 2023

17 August 2023

In this new podcast series Dr Iain Foulkes, Executive Director of Research, brings you insight and analysis from the sharp end of research leadership. In this new podcast series Dr Iain Foulkes, Executive Director of Research, brings you insight and analysis from the sharp end of research leadership.

by Phil Prime | Podcast | 25 July 2023

25 July 2023

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series The Appraisal with Dr Iain Foulkes
A bowl of sweetener and a notepad with the chemical structure of aspartame

The IARC have recently classified aspartame as possibly carcinogenic to humans. But what does that really mean and do we need to worry? The IARC have recently classified aspartame as possibly carcinogenic to humans. But what does that really mean and do we need to worry?

by Maxine Lenza | Analysis | 14 July 2023

14 July 2023