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The HPV vaccine is preventing the highest number of cervical cancer cases in the most deprived groups in England. The HPV vaccine is preventing the highest number of cervical cancer cases in the most deprived groups in England.

by Tim Gunn | News | 16 May 2024

16 May 2024

A polar bear swimming on its back

We're not the the only ones who need to practise sun safety. Here's what we can learn from hippos, elephants and even polar bears. We're not the the only ones who need to practise sun safety. Here's what we can learn from hippos, elephants and even polar bears.

by Julia Cotterill | Analysis | 8 May 2024

8 May 2024

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Researchers from the Cancer Grand Challenges Mutographs team have identified a previously unknown mutational signature in the DNA of kidney cancer across 11 countries Researchers from the Cancer Grand Challenges Mutographs team have identified a previously unknown mutational signature in the DNA of kidney cancer across 11 countries

by Jacob Smith | In depth | 1 May 2024

1 May 2024

Vaccine vial and needle

Iain Foulkes, Executive Director of Research and Innovation at Cancer Research UK, reflects on today's news that Moderna and MSD’s melanoma cancer vaccine is moving to Phase 3 clinical trials Iain Foulkes, Executive Director of Research and Innovation at Cancer Research UK, reflects on today's news that Moderna and MSD’s melanoma cancer vaccine is moving to Phase 3 clinical trials

by Iain Foulkes | Opinion | 26 April 2024

26 April 2024

Vaccine vial bottles

Researchers have been granted £1.7 million of funding from Cancer Research UK and the CRIS Cancer Foundation to develop a lung cancer vaccine Researchers have been granted £1.7 million of funding from Cancer Research UK and the CRIS Cancer Foundation to develop a lung cancer vaccine

by Sophie Wedekind | News | 22 March 2024

22 March 2024

A male patient with a female doctor during an appointment

Fewer middle-aged people are dying from cancer in the UK than at any point over the last 25 years, a new study from Cancer Research UK has revealed Fewer middle-aged people are dying from cancer in the UK than at any point over the last 25 years, a new study from Cancer Research UK has revealed

by Jacob Smith | News | 14 March 2024

14 March 2024

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Can playing games support healthier eating habits? We take a look at research pitting bright colours and brain training against cravings. Can playing games support healthier eating habits? We take a look at research pitting bright colours and brain training against cravings.

by Julia Cotterill | Analysis | 13 February 2024

13 February 2024

Stained cervical cells viewed under the microscope

22-28 January is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week. To recognise that, we’ve compiled some of our most useful content on cervical cancer, from research in the lab to screening in the clinic, to get you up to date on how we can prevent cervical cancer. 22-28 January is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week. To recognise that, we’ve compiled some of our most useful content on cervical cancer, from research in the lab to screening in the clinic, to get you up to date on how we can prevent cervical cancer.

by Jacob Smith | Analysis | 22 January 2024

22 January 2024

A cloud of smoke from a cigarette

The decline in smoking prevalence in England has nearly ground to a halt since the start of the pandemic, according to a new study The decline in smoking prevalence in England has nearly ground to a halt since the start of the pandemic, according to a new study

by Jacob Smith | News | 14 December 2023

14 December 2023

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Cancer Research UK has today published an ambitious manifesto setting out how the next UK Government could dramatically improve cancer outcomes and prevent 20,000 cancer deaths a year by 2040.   Cancer Research UK has today published an ambitious manifesto setting out how the next UK Government could dramatically improve cancer outcomes and prevent 20,000 cancer deaths a year by 2040.  

by Jacob Smith | News | 28 November 2023

28 November 2023

A stack of cigarettes, one of them smoking

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