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Visitors at the National Biomarker Centre

Today marks the opening of the Cancer Research UK National Biomarker Centre, a new state-of-the-art facility in Manchester which will help experts detect cancer at an earlier stage – when there are usually more treatment options available. Today marks the opening of the Cancer Research UK National Biomarker Centre, a new state-of-the-art facility in Manchester which will help experts detect cancer at an earlier stage – when there are usually more treatment options available.

by Amy Warnock | News | 14 June 2024

14 June 2024

People at a party wearing party hats

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?
This entry is part 20 of 21 in the series That Cancer Conversation
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 entry is part 19 of 21 in the series That Cancer Conversation
The sun shining in a blue sky

New analysis shows that melanoma skin cancer rates in the UK have increased by almost a third over the past decade New analysis shows that melanoma skin cancer rates in the UK have increased by almost a third over the past decade

by Amy Warnock | News | 27 May 2024

27 May 2024

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

Someone taking a cigarette out of a packet

A decade-long decline in the number of cigarettes a person who smokes has per day is at risk, a new Cancer Research UK study has revealed. A decade-long decline in the number of cigarettes a person who smokes has per day is at risk, a new Cancer Research UK study has revealed.

by Jacob Smith | News | 2 May 2024

2 May 2024

That Cancer Conversation in a white speech bubble with a dark blue background

In another episode of That Cancer Conversation, Sophie speaks to Shaumya about being diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma at 18. In another episode of That Cancer Conversation, Sophie speaks to Shaumya about being diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma at 18.

by Cancer Research UK | Podcast | 26 April 2024

26 April 2024

This entry is part 16 of 21 in the series That Cancer Conversation