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Cancer research could revive the UK’s ailing public finances

When the economy faces a slump, investing in research becomes an urgent priority, writes Dr Ian Walker, our executive director of policy, information and communications.

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Opinion: What should the cancer agenda look like for the new Prime Minister?

The last couple of weeks has been quite the firestorm for the new Truss administration. When the Prime Minister and…

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Opinion: “We’ve been pushing for change for 20 years. We’re not stopping now”

This year marks 20 years of Cancer Research UK. A chance to reflect on the incredible advances we’ve made and a reminder of how much we have left to achieve.

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A new year of expanding research horizons

Two of our Research Committee Chairs take stock of the incredible science done over 2021 and tell us what they are excited about in the year to come

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“That is what I dream”: India’s journey to rolling out the HPV vaccine

We spoke to Dr Ishu Kataria who works with WHO to prevent the spread of infections like HPV, which causes 99% of cervical cancers worldwide.

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A celebration of peer review

As part of Peer Review Week, we are very proud to celebrate the essential role our research community play in this process. Here we chat to Professor Marcus Munafò – a member of one of our funding committees

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NHS England change of chief executive – what does it mean for cancer?

Our chief executive, Michelle Mitchell, reflects on his cancer legacy and the challenges still facing Amanda Pritchard as she steps into the role.

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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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Announcing ‘Cancer Revolution’ – a world-first exhibition to engage people with progress against cancer

We’re proud to be the Expert Partners for ‘Cancer Revolution’, a cutting-edge, world-first exhibition about cancer that will open it’s doors in Manchester and London.

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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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