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.
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.
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.
Around 10,600 fewer breast cancer patients have started treatment in the last year in England, as experts fear hard-won progress could slow.
Despite staff working flat out, the pandemic has been devastating for NHS cancer services, writes Cancer Research UK’s chief clinician.
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.
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.
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.