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Health inequalities: Why is it harder for some people to eat healthily? 

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Health inequalities

We investigate diet inequality and its root causes with Dr Amy Yau, Research Fellow at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

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New reports show staff shortages continue to hold back cancer care

New reports highlight the impact of workforce issues on the ongoing patient backlog and patient outcomes across UK nations.  

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Health inequalities: Why do people smoke if they know it’s bad for them?

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Health inequalities

For the second instalment in our health inequalities series, we’re looking at what’s behind differences in the causes of smoking.

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Piecing together the puzzle: Antibiotics, the microbiome and bowel cancer

Our researchers across the world are investigating a potential link between bowel cancer and the microbiome, and the potential role antibiotics might play.

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International Women’s Day 2022: three women in science share their stories

For International Women’s Day, we spoke to three of our incredible researchers about their experiences as women in cancer research and what they think we need to do to secure the next generation of talented scientists.

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Watch: “To women everywhere, dare to believe that you can make a difference”

This International Women’s Day, meet the women combining research and clinical expertise with business acumen and personal experience to help…

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Paving the way: How biopsies are offering hope to children with aggressive brain tumours

“Our motivation for studying it is because there haven’t been any new effective treatments for decades.” Overall, survival for children’s…

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Why diversity in STEM is vital to cancer research

Cancer Research UK’s (CRUK) ambition to beat cancer relies on a diverse and inclusive scientific workforce. People are at the…

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First data in a decade highlights ethnic disparities in cancer

The first analysis in over 10 years looking at which ethnic groups in England are more likely to get cancer has now been published by Cancer Research UK analysts. 

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Embracing a full spectrum of researchers

For drug discovery scientist Sebastian Greenhough, a late diagnosis of autism made sense of several things – but something it certainly didn’t do was stand in the way of his research

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