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In this third and final article in this special series about our PPI project ‘How can we share research together? A co-creation project to make scientific research more accessible’ we hear from one of the patient representatives who took part in the project, Holly Spencer. Here Holly reflects on her diagnosis, her interest in patient and public involvement and her experience of being part of this project. In this third and final article in this special series about our PPI project ‘How can we share research together? A co-creation project to make scientific research more accessible’ we hear from one of the patient representatives who took part in the project, Holly Spencer. Here Holly reflects on her diagnosis, her interest in patient and public involvement and her experience of being part of this project.

by Holly Spencer | Personal stories | 11 June 2024

11 June 2024

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series How can we share research together?
An informational sheet highlighting how radiotherapy can be used to make radiotherapy in children more precise

A graphic designer shares their perspective on a recent patient and public involvement project during which an accessible information sheet based on a journal paper was co-created A graphic designer shares their perspective on a recent patient and public involvement project during which an accessible information sheet based on a journal paper was co-created

by Gill Brown | Analysis | 4 June 2024

4 June 2024

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series How can we share research together?
Artwork produced as part of a patient and public involvement workshop

In this mini-series of three articles, we share a recent PPIE project where we co-created an accessible information sheet based on a journal paper. In this article the PPI co-ordinator, Lisa Whittaker and one of the researchers, Catarina Veiga give an overview of the project and share their experiences of being involved. In this mini-series of three articles, we share a recent PPIE project where we co-created an accessible information sheet based on a journal paper. In this article the PPI co-ordinator, Lisa Whittaker and one of the researchers, Catarina Veiga give an overview of the project and share their experiences of being involved.

by Lisa Whittaker, Catarina Veiga | Analysis | 28 May 2024

28 May 2024

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series How can we share research together?
This photo shows a mammographer with a patient, wearing a hospital gown, before a mammogram.

Getting the right tests, in the right place and at the right time to patients is crucial, but at the moment too many people are waiting too long to be diagnosed with cancer. So here we summarise what’s holding us back, and highlight five things a post-election UK Government could do to get cancer diagnostics back on track. Getting the right tests, in the right place and at the right time to patients is crucial, but at the moment too many people are waiting too long to be diagnosed with cancer. So here we summarise what’s holding us back, and highlight five things a post-election UK Government could do to get cancer diagnostics back on track.

by Alice Hilborn | Analysis | 13 May 2024

13 May 2024

A set of Flame of Hope 2024 awards

In March, we celebrated some of our outstanding volunteers at our 21st Flame of Hope Awards. Read the stories of 3 of our inspiring winners. In March, we celebrated some of our outstanding volunteers at our 21st Flame of Hope Awards. Read the stories of 3 of our inspiring winners.

by Jacob Smith | Personal stories | 11 April 2024

11 April 2024

The logo of Caroline Jones's podcast, 'What Have I Done?'

Nine years on from a fundraising campaign that raised over £55,000, Caroline is bringing the knowledge she and other successful independent fundraisers have amassed to the podcast series “What Have I Done?”  Nine years on from a fundraising campaign that raised over £55,000, Caroline is bringing the knowledge she and other successful independent fundraisers have amassed to the podcast series “What Have I Done?” 

by Lynn Daly | Personal stories | 23 February 2024

23 February 2024

More Research, Less Cancer over an image of a researcher

Cancer Research UK has joined forces with a coalition of the world’s most renowned voices in the research community to call on high-value donors and philanthropists to help tackle cancer. Cancer Research UK has joined forces with a coalition of the world’s most renowned voices in the research community to call on high-value donors and philanthropists to help tackle cancer.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 22 February 2024

22 February 2024