In the last 6 years, almost 55,000 cancer patients should have been diagnosed quicker or started their treatment sooner, according…
This Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we caught up with families who have been affected by children’s and young people’s cancers to find out how COVID-19 has impacted them and their loved ones.
Almost a third of cancer patients have reported receiving worse care since COVID-19 began, according to a new survey commissioned by Cancer Research UK.
A Cardiff University-led UK-wide survey has found that more than 1 in 5 people are less likely to take part in cancer screening than before the pandemic.
Reluctance to attend hospital tests and come forward about symptoms could be contributing to delays in lung cancer diagnosis.
The latest cancer waiting times show an 8% drop in the number of people starting cancer treatment in January, compared with figures from January 2020.
Nearly half of people who had potential cancer symptoms in the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic did not contact their GP.
Health officials are urging people to get symptoms checked, after figures suggest that thousands of people in England could have undiagnosed lung cancer.
The Francis Crick Institute – of which Cancer Research UK is a major funder – has partnered with UCLH to establish a COVID-19 vaccination centre.