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New research from the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership shows people in the UK were treated with chemotherapy and radiotherapy less often, and faced longer waits to start treatment New research from the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership shows people in the UK were treated with chemotherapy and radiotherapy less often, and faced longer waits to start treatment

by Jacob Smith | Analysis | 27 February 2024

27 February 2024

Hannah Gretton with Dr Hugo De La Pena

When Hannah Gretton was given the devastating news last Christmas that she had breast cancer, she never imagined it would give her the opportunity to help others enjoy celebrations that they feared they would never see. When Hannah Gretton was given the devastating news last Christmas that she had breast cancer, she never imagined it would give her the opportunity to help others enjoy celebrations that they feared they would never see.

by Elisa Mitchell | Personal stories | 21 December 2023

21 December 2023

Angus and Victoria together in September 2022

Angus, who lost his wife Victoria when she was just 33, is asking people to help fulfil one of her dying wishes – and Stand Up to Cancer.  Angus, who lost his wife Victoria when she was just 33, is asking people to help fulfil one of her dying wishes – and Stand Up to Cancer. 

by Lynn Daly | Personal stories | 1 November 2023

1 November 2023

Mark Mondesir at his drum kit

In 2018, as he prepared for a once-in-a-lifetime gig playing for soul singer Jocelyn Brown, Mark received some news that changed his life. Now five years on from his diagnosis, Mark is Standing Up to Cancer. In 2018, as he prepared for a once-in-a-lifetime gig playing for soul singer Jocelyn Brown, Mark received some news that changed his life. Now five years on from his diagnosis, Mark is Standing Up to Cancer.

by Alison Birkett | Personal stories | 25 October 2023

25 October 2023

Andrea receiving chemotherapy.

Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) is caused by cancer treatment, but there's no way to treat it. Our work is changing that. Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) is caused by cancer treatment, but there's no way to treat it. Our work is changing that.

by Tim Gunn | In depth | 22 May 2023

22 May 2023

A scientist handling patient samples at an experimental cancer medicine centre.

We're helping treble funding for paediatric Experimental Cancer Medicine Centres, paving the way to more effective and less toxic treatments for children and young people. We're helping treble funding for paediatric Experimental Cancer Medicine Centres, paving the way to more effective and less toxic treatments for children and young people.

by Tim Gunn | In depth | 3 April 2023

3 April 2023

A woman receiving chemotherapy from a nurse.

Giving colon cancer patients chemotherapy before surgery cuts their risk of the disease coming back, according to a trial we funded. Giving colon cancer patients chemotherapy before surgery cuts their risk of the disease coming back, according to a trial we funded.

by Tim Gunn | News | 20 January 2023

20 January 2023

A patient receiving chemotherapy

A new study has found that the level of a person's immune cells may provide an indication of whether they would benefit from chemotherapy in oropharyngeal cancer. A new study has found that the level of a person's immune cells may provide an indication of whether they would benefit from chemotherapy in oropharyngeal cancer.

by Jacob Smith | News | 2 May 2022

2 May 2022

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Find out how the chemistry inside plants can lead to life-changing drugs and how a cannabis-derived drug is part of a new trial to help people with a type of aggressive brain cancer. Find out how the chemistry inside plants can lead to life-changing drugs and how a cannabis-derived drug is part of a new trial to help people with a type of aggressive brain cancer.

by Cancer Research UK | Podcast | 2 September 2021

2 September 2021

This entry is part 2 of 17 in the series That Cancer Conversation
Prostate cancer cell

Following its approval in Scotland 2 weeks ago, a new treatment will now be available on the NHS in England for some people with prostate cancer. Following its approval in Scotland 2 weeks ago, a new treatment will now be available on the NHS in England for some people with prostate cancer.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 30 November 2020

30 November 2020

Lung cancer cells under a microscope

The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has approved 4 new cancer drugs for use on the NHS in Scotland to treat some lung, breast and prostate cancers. The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has approved 4 new cancer drugs for use on the NHS in Scotland to treat some lung, breast and prostate cancers.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 13 November 2020

13 November 2020