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Cancer screening saves thousands of lives each year. Here are our top tips for making the screening process just a little bit easier. Cancer screening saves thousands of lives each year. Here are our top tips for making the screening process just a little bit easier.

by Sophie Brooks | In depth | 9 April 2024

9 April 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 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

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A Scottish project to encourage Muslim women to take up cancer screening invitations is to expand into the north of England with new funding from Cancer Research UK A Scottish project to encourage Muslim women to take up cancer screening invitations is to expand into the north of England with new funding from Cancer Research UK

by Fiona MacLeod, Jacob Smith | News | 20 July 2023

20 July 2023

This entry is part 9 of 21 in the series That Cancer Conversation
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New research has found that adults with severe mental illness are less likely to attend cancer screening than those who do not have such conditions. New research has found that adults with severe mental illness are less likely to attend cancer screening than those who do not have such conditions.

by Jacob Smith | News | 4 May 2023

4 May 2023

Two of our Cancer Awareness Nurses at a stop of our Cancer Awareness Roadshow

Our nurses have answered some of the frequently asked questions they hear on our Cancer Awareness Roadshow and at Cancer Awareness in the Workplace sessions. Our nurses have answered some of the frequently asked questions they hear on our Cancer Awareness Roadshow and at Cancer Awareness in the Workplace sessions.

by Sophie Marshall | In depth | 2 March 2023

2 March 2023

A bottle containing the HPV vaccine

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. 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.

by Lilly Matson | In depth | 21 November 2022

21 November 2022

A photograph of a mobile mammogram unit.

In this instalment of our Health Inequalities series, we take a look at some of the barriers that can make it harder for some people to access cancer screening. In this instalment of our Health Inequalities series, we take a look at some of the barriers that can make it harder for some people to access cancer screening.

by Julia Cotterill | Analysis | 23 September 2022

23 September 2022

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Health inequalities

Results have revealed that around half of those eligible would prefer self-sampling for cervical screening over being tested by a clinician. Results have revealed that around half of those eligible would prefer self-sampling for cervical screening over being tested by a clinician.

by Lilly Matson | Analysis | 27 April 2022

27 April 2022

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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. 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.

by Alice Davies | Analysis | 7 January 2022

7 January 2022