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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

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

Michelle Mitchell chief executive Cancer Research UK

Our fight against cancer has come so far, but moments like the King's diagnosis bring home that cancer affects everyone and that more work is required to ensure the patients get the care they deserve Our fight against cancer has come so far, but moments like the King's diagnosis bring home that cancer affects everyone and that more work is required to ensure the patients get the care they deserve

by Michelle Mitchell | Opinion | 7 February 2024

7 February 2024

The album artwork for Veronica's new single, Gone

7 years after her diagnosis, singer-songwriter Veronica is returning with a new single, which catalogues her cancer journey and delivers the message there is life after cancer. 7 years after her diagnosis, singer-songwriter Veronica is returning with a new single, which catalogues her cancer journey and delivers the message there is life after cancer.

by Lynn Daly | Personal stories | 11 January 2024

11 January 2024

A Cancer Research UK-funded researcher in the lab.

We helped fund a trial into neuroblastoma treatment that has improved how doctors treat the disease when other options aren't working. It's an important step forward in treating these relapsed and refractory tumours, which have some of the lowest survival rates for any childhood cancer.   We helped fund a trial into neuroblastoma treatment that has improved how doctors treat the disease when other options aren't working. It's an important step forward in treating these relapsed and refractory tumours, which have some of the lowest survival rates for any childhood cancer.  

by Tim Gunn | News | 10 January 2024

10 January 2024

Fireworks

Chair of the Board of the Cancer Research UK Scotland Institute, one of our Cancer Awareness Nurse Trainers, and two long-standing supporters are among those on the 2024 New Year Honours list Chair of the Board of the Cancer Research UK Scotland Institute, one of our Cancer Awareness Nurse Trainers, and two long-standing supporters are among those on the 2024 New Year Honours list

by Jacob Smith | News | 5 January 2024

5 January 2024

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7 videos that defined cancer policy in 2023

It’s been another exciting year for policy at Cancer Research UK. So, to celebrate the end of the year, we’ve put together 7 videos that illustrate some of the fantastic progress we’ve made in 2023. It’s been another exciting year for policy at Cancer Research UK. So, to celebrate the end of the year, we’ve put together 7 videos that illustrate some of the fantastic progress we’ve made in 2023.

by Amelia Bruce | In depth | 27 December 2023

27 December 2023

Hannah Gretton with Dr Hugo De La Pena

When Hannah Gretton was given the devastating news last Christmas that she had breast cancer, she never imagined it would give her the opportunity to help others enjoy celebrations that they feared they would never see. When Hannah Gretton was given the devastating news last Christmas that she had breast cancer, she never imagined it would give her the opportunity to help others enjoy celebrations that they feared they would never see.

by Elisa Mitchell | Personal stories | 21 December 2023

21 December 2023