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Get the latest updates and analysis on NHS cancer waiting times in England, and learn what it means for people affected by cancer Get the latest updates and analysis on NHS cancer waiting times in England, and learn what it means for people affected by cancer

by Sophia Lowes, Imogen Powell Brown | Analysis | 11 July 2024

11 July 2024

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Thousands of cancer patients in England are set to gain fast-tracked access to trials of personalised cancer vaccines following the launch of a world-leading NHS trial ‘matchmaking' service Thousands of cancer patients in England are set to gain fast-tracked access to trials of personalised cancer vaccines following the launch of a world-leading NHS trial ‘matchmaking' service

by Jacob Smith | News | 31 May 2024

31 May 2024

Infusion pump feeding IV drip into patients arm

Some people with cancer in the UK are struggling more than others to get access to treatment. But what is causing this unwarranted variation in access to treatment, and how can we makes things better? Some people with cancer in the UK are struggling more than others to get access to treatment. But what is causing this unwarranted variation in access to treatment, and how can we makes things better?

by Emily Eagles, Lyndsy Ambler | Analysis | 23 February 2024

23 February 2024

An array of normal and cancerous human tissue samples.

Research suggests that artificial intelligence could be used alongside doctors to diagnose cancers faster, easing pressure on the cancer workforce. First, though, the NHS needs to get ready. Research suggests that artificial intelligence could be used alongside doctors to diagnose cancers faster, easing pressure on the cancer workforce. First, though, the NHS needs to get ready.

by Tom Hildebrand | In depth | 19 October 2023

19 October 2023

A man sitting in an NHS waiting room.

Professor the Lord Ara Darzi, from Imperial College London, explains why personalising cancer care is so important for the future of the NHS. Professor the Lord Ara Darzi, from Imperial College London, explains why personalising cancer care is so important for the future of the NHS.

by Professor the Lord Ara Darzi | Opinion | 14 September 2023

14 September 2023

Aneurin Bevan, founder of the NHS, visits a patient on the service's first day.

To celebrate 75 years of the NHS, we’ve put together a timeline showing some of its biggest contributions to cancer care.   To celebrate 75 years of the NHS, we’ve put together a timeline showing some of its biggest contributions to cancer care.  

by Tim Gunn | In depth | 5 July 2023

5 July 2023

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What do we need from the NHS Long Term Workforce Plan? Here are our five key tests to ensure it delivers for cancer patients and NHS staff. What do we need from the NHS Long Term Workforce Plan? Here are our five key tests to ensure it delivers for cancer patients and NHS staff.

by Naser Turabi | Analysis | 27 June 2023

27 June 2023

Vaccine vial and needle

Children in England will need only one dose of the HPV vaccine to prevent cervical and other related cancers from September 2023. Children in England will need only one dose of the HPV vaccine to prevent cervical and other related cancers from September 2023.

by In collaboration with PA Media Group | News | 21 June 2023

21 June 2023

The Scottish Flag flying near Loch Ness

Dr Sorcha Hume, Cancer Research UK’s public affairs manager in Scotland, describes how Scotland's new cancer strategy has the potential to transform a cancer system that’s letting patients down.  Dr Sorcha Hume, Cancer Research UK’s public affairs manager in Scotland, describes how Scotland's new cancer strategy has the potential to transform a cancer system that’s letting patients down. 

by Sorcha Hume | Opinion | 16 June 2023

16 June 2023

Talking about cancer can save lives and help to break down the barriers people may face to seeking help. We know that talking about cancer isn’t easy, but we want to help you with our 10 top tips Talking about cancer can save lives and help to break down the barriers people may face to seeking help. We know that talking about cancer isn’t easy, but we want to help you with our 10 top tips

by Sophie Lindsay-Ogg | Analysis | 24 April 2023

24 April 2023

Breast cancer cells

Olaparib, a targeted cancer drug discovered and developed with our funding, has been approved for hundreds of patients with certain breast and prostate cancers in England.  Olaparib, a targeted cancer drug discovered and developed with our funding, has been approved for hundreds of patients with certain breast and prostate cancers in England. 

by Tim Gunn | News | 11 April 2023

11 April 2023