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Cervical screening in Wales extended to every 5 years: Why the switch?

Wales announced changes to their routine cervical screening programme this week, moving from 3 to 5 years. We look at the science behind the switch.

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Let’s get to the bottom of it – 7 common cancer myths, unpicked

From 5G to sharks with cancer, we want to set the record straight with 7 commonly asked questions about cancer that are often rooted in misinformation.

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The vaccination of a generation? – That Cancer Conversation

This entry is part of 4 in the series That Cancer Conversation

Dr Ishu Kataria and her team are working out how to get the HPV vaccine to more than 70 million girls and help India ‘eliminate’ cervical cancer.

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“That is what I dream”: India’s journey to rolling out the HPV vaccine

We spoke to Dr Ishu Kataria who works with WHO to prevent the spread of infections like HPV, which causes 99% of cervical cancers worldwide.

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“The power of science”: HPV vaccine proven to dramatically reduce cervical cancer

New results find that the HPV vaccine was shown to dramatically reduce cervical cancer rates by 90% in women in their 20s who were offered it at age 12 to 13.

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A celebration of peer review

As part of Peer Review Week, we are very proud to celebrate the essential role our research community play in this process. Here we chat to Professor Marcus Munafò – a member of one of our funding committees

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England: Smoking responsible for twice as many cancers in most deprived groups

Over 11,000 cases of cancer were linked to smoking in the lowest income group, compared to around 6,000 in the highest.

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UK sunburn risk: Third of adults more likely to protect their skin abroad than at home

The YouGov survey also revealed that around a fifth of adults (19%) said they’re planning to spend more time outside in the sun in the UK this year.

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Let’s talk about HPV: 6 common questions answered

We want to have a conversation about human papillomavirus (HPV), starting with 6 questions about HPV people frequently ask our Cancer Research UK nurses.

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E-cigarettes: what we know and what we don’t

It’s been a decade since e-cigarettes first gained popularity in the UK. And as the popularity levels of e-cigarettes grew, so did the debate around them.

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