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A winding journey into the world of children’s and young people’s cancer research

We hear from two Cancer Research UK scientists, Ashley Nicholls and Jessica Taylor, about their interesting career changes.

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Making the most of your ‘eureka’ moment: getting from the science to the clinic

How can we make the vital journey from research to clinical impact more efficient? It all comes down to empowering researchers to develop an entrepreneurial mindset

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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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Coronavirus reports – Part 10: “I didn’t see my mum before I went into surgery”

This Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we caught up with families who have been affected by children’s and young people’s cancers to find out how COVID-19 has impacted them and their loved ones.

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Thinking outside the box to tackle an aggressive children’s cancer

How our partnership with Children with Cancer UK is helping to transform our understanding of children’s and young people’s cancers.

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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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England: Smoking responsible for twice as many cancers in most deprived groups

Over 11,000 cases of cancer were linked to smoking in the lowest income group, compared to around 6,000 in the highest.

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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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Genetic discovery could guide treatment for aggressive childhood cancer

A study led by The Institute of Cancer Research, part-funded by Cancer Research UK, finds genetic changes in children with rare cancer could help tailor treatment.

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Men’s skin cancer rates increase by 50% over decade

Over the last 10 years, melanoma skin cancer among men in the UK has increased by almost 50%.

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