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The right combination for early detection

The upcoming Early Detection of Cancer Conference brings together experts from multiple disciplines to share ground breaking research and progress in the field

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How can we diagnose more cancers earlier?

1 in 2 people in the UK will be diagnosed with some form of cancer during their lifetime. We’ve estimated the impact different types of activity could make to ambitions to diagnose cancer earlier.

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Improving cancer care for the LGBTQ+ community

LGBTQ+ communities experience inequalities throughout their cancer journey, including in screening and diagnosis, clinical care, communication and overall experience. Find out about the barriers the community faces and the commitments required to improve cancer care for LGBTQ+ people.

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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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Do as I say, not as I do – when the professional becomes personal 

I’ve worked here for over 5 years now. Before that, I worked in the NHS for 6. You’d think I’d be a model patient, so why did I only just learn that I’m absolutely covered in abnormal moles?

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Ground-breaking trial pilots new tests to detect lung cancer earlier

The first participants have taken part in a new research trial that aims to save lives by detecting lung cancer at an earlier stage when it is more treatable.

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Let’s talk about HPV: 6 common questions answered

We want to have a conversation about human papillomavirus (HPV), starting with 6 questions about HPV people frequently ask our Cancer Research UK nurses.

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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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Ovarian cancer screening trial did not save lives

In 1999, Menon joined Professor Ian Jacobs to set up the UK Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening (UKCTOCS). 20 years later, the results are in.

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FIT sees pre-pandemic bowel screening uptake increase in Scotland

Temporary disruption to the screening programme over the last year must not become a permanent setback in efforts to save more lives from cancer.

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