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Coronavirus reports – Part 10: “I didn’t see my mum before I went into surgery”

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.

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COVID-19 vaccine and cancer – latest updates

Recently, news of a COVID-19 vaccine has dominated headlines. We’ve summarised all the information that is out there, with rolling updates, in our new vaccine blog post.

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One in 5 less likely to take part in cancer screening

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.

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Turning the Life Sciences Vision into reality

The UK Government recently published their Life Sciences Vision, setting clear targets for supporting UK R&D. Cancer Research UK’s CEO, Michelle Mitchell, knows that it requires real investment.

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Wales: 4 in 10 with possible cancer symptoms didn’t contact GP

New figures show 42.1% of people surveyed in Wales who experienced possible cancer symptoms in the first wave of the pandemic didn’t contact their GP.

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Fears breast cancer progress could stall due to COVID-19 backlog

Around 10,600 fewer breast cancer patients have started treatment in the last year in England, as experts fear hard-won progress could slow.

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Opinion: ‘The UK must be more ambitious than just clearing the cancer backlog’

Despite staff working flat out, the pandemic has been devastating for NHS cancer services, writes Cancer Research UK’s chief clinician.

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One year on: How has COVID-19 affected cancer services?

Disruption to cancer screening, diagnosis and treatment has led to more than 45,000 fewer people starting cancer treatment between March 2020 and March 2021.

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Opinion: ‘We’re speaking with One Cancer Voice, but is anyone listening?’

We joined 46 other cancer charities to outline what we need from UK Governments and the NHS coming out of the pandemic to move towards world-leading services.

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Coronavirus reports – Part 9: “I am very relieved but I am not naïve”

We caught up with people living with cancer across the country, to find out how the coronavirus pandemic has been affecting them and their families.

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