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Why do non-smokers face delays in getting a lung cancer diagnosis?

Up to 14% of people with lung cancer in the UK have never smoked. New research funded by us reveals why non-smokers face delays in getting diagnosed with lung cancer

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ScottishPower supports vital research into air pollution and cancer

In November 2021, Cancer Research UK Chief Clinician, Professor Charles Swanton, visited our longstanding corporate partner ScottishPower at their headquarters…

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How targeted screening can help the NHS save lives from lung cancer, the UK’s leading cause of cancer death

Finding lung cancer early makes it much easier to treat. Dr Samantha Quaife, an expert in lung screening, explains how it can save lives and fight inequality.

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Into the archives: the story of HPV and cervical cancer

From strengthening the understanding of the link between HPV and cervical cancer, to working towards reducing cervical cancer to the point where almost no one develops it, our history with this particular disease goes way back.

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‘Being open will help bring awareness’: Meet the fashion vlogger who went public on her diagnosis

When diagnosed with cancer, deciding how and when to tell people can leave a patient feeling anxious and alone. For…

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NICE recommends pembrolizumab for 1,600 more people with breast cancer

The “potentially life-saving” immunotherapy drug pembrolizumab is now recommended for some people with early triple negative breast cancer in England and Wales.

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TRACERx EVO, a new programme to transform lung cancer research

Today, we’ve announced TRACERx EVO, a new programme that builds on the discoveries made in the world’s largest long-term lung study, TRACERx. 

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The Nobel Prize winner helping us treat children’s cancers

Professor Carolyn Bertozzi won the 2022 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. She’s using all she’s learned to create better treatments for solid tumours in children.

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Changes to chromosomes impact how children’s brain tumours respond to treatment

Our scientists have found tiny cellular changes that make medulloblastomas resistant to treatment. Understanding them could help us treat the disease in future.

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7 ways we’ve influenced progress in lung cancer

From uncovering some of the causes of lung cancer, through to contributing to drugs used to treat it, here are 7 ways we have worked towards progress in lung cancer.

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