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Ian Walker, Executive Director of Policy, Information and Communications, writes about some of the recent inequalities progress at Cancer Research UK Ian Walker, Executive Director of Policy, Information and Communications, writes about some of the recent inequalities progress at Cancer Research UK

by Ian Walker | Opinion | 2 August 2023

2 August 2023

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A Scottish project to encourage Muslim women to take up cancer screening invitations is to expand into the north of England with new funding from Cancer Research UK A Scottish project to encourage Muslim women to take up cancer screening invitations is to expand into the north of England with new funding from Cancer Research UK

by Fiona MacLeod, Jacob Smith | News | 20 July 2023

20 July 2023

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A new Cancer Research UK-funded study aims to shed light on the variation in breast cancer across different ethnic minority groups.  A new Cancer Research UK-funded study aims to shed light on the variation in breast cancer across different ethnic minority groups. 

by Jacob Smith | News | 11 July 2023

11 July 2023

For the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Michelle Mitchell, CEO of Cancer Research UK, highlights some of the barriers facing women in research and how the charity is trying to overcome them. For the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Michelle Mitchell, CEO of Cancer Research UK, highlights some of the barriers facing women in research and how the charity is trying to overcome them.

by Michelle Mitchell | Opinion | 11 February 2023

11 February 2023

A black woman at a doctor's appointment

A new study has revealed that Black women from Caribbean and African backgrounds are more likely to be diagnosed with certain types of cancer at later stages, when treatment is less likely to be successful.  A new study has revealed that Black women from Caribbean and African backgrounds are more likely to be diagnosed with certain types of cancer at later stages, when treatment is less likely to be successful. 

by Jacob Smith | Analysis | 27 January 2023

27 January 2023

Black in Cancer co-founders Dr Henry Henderson and Sigourney Bonner on stage at the start of teh Black in Cancer conference

Many cancers affect Black people differently. Often, their outcomes are worse. There's a long way to go to change that, but this is how we can start. Many cancers affect Black people differently. Often, their outcomes are worse. There's a long way to go to change that, but this is how we can start.

by Tim Gunn | In depth | 31 October 2022

31 October 2022

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Why diversity in STEM is vital to cancer research

Cancer Research UK has an important role in fostering a diverse and inclusive research environment, and here we give a brief summary of our response to the consultation and explain why this matters for cancer research… Cancer Research UK has an important role in fostering a diverse and inclusive research environment, and here we give a brief summary of our response to the consultation and explain why this matters for cancer research…

by Cancer Research UK | Analysis | 3 March 2022

3 March 2022

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series Diversity in research
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The first analysis in over 10 years looking at which ethnic groups in England are more likely to get cancer has now been published by Cancer Research UK analysts.  The first analysis in over 10 years looking at which ethnic groups in England are more likely to get cancer has now been published by Cancer Research UK analysts. 

by Cancer Research UK | Analysis | 2 March 2022

2 March 2022

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We talk to Professor Sir Michael Marmot, who's been at the forefront of health inequality research for decades, to discuss what it is and how we can reduce it. We talk to Professor Sir Michael Marmot, who's been at the forefront of health inequality research for decades, to discuss what it is and how we can reduce it.

by Harry Jenkins | Analysis | 15 February 2022

15 February 2022

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Health inequalities
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From groundbreaking rare cancer research to ending up on Forbes 30 under 30, we chat to Sigourney Bell about her work in the lab and her global organisation, Black in Cancer. From groundbreaking rare cancer research to ending up on Forbes 30 under 30, we chat to Sigourney Bell about her work in the lab and her global organisation, Black in Cancer.

by Cancer Research UK | Podcast | 8 October 2021

8 October 2021

This entry is part 3 of 15 in the series That Cancer Conversation