Together we will beat cancer


Cancer Research UK releases 2022 gender and ethnicity pay gap reports

Today Cancer Research UK has published its gender and ethnicity pay gap reports.

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Lessons from the green: How sports psychology helped a top golf pro cope with cancer

This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series Regional Stories

Lysa Jones, a golf coach and pro, talks about how her experiences in the sport helped her to cope with her breast cancer diagnosis.

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Spring Budget 2023: What does it mean for the mission to beat cancer?

Ian Caleb, Cancer Research UK’s Public Affairs Manager (Westminster), gives his reaction to the spring budget from Jeremy Hunt, MP.

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“Nothing about us without us”: Why we’re working in partnership with other leading health organisations on the Shared Commitment to Public Involvement

One year on from signing up to the Shared Commitment to Patient Involvement, we’re reflecting on our successes in involving people affected by cancer in research, but also on where we strive to do better.

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Women and girls in science: We won’t stop pushing for progress

For the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Michelle Mitchell, CEO of Cancer Research UK, highlights some of the barriers facing women in research and how the charity is trying to overcome them.

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Intensive care nurse describes his experience of female-centred care after breast cancer diagnosis

This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series Regional Stories

Kizi and his wife Emma share the challenges they faced when he was diagnosed with a cancer that predominantly affects the opposite sex: a whirlwind of change and female-centred care.

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New analysis reveals Black women in England more likely to be diagnosed with late-stage cancer

A new study has revealed that Black women from Caribbean and African backgrounds are more likely to be diagnosed with certain types of cancer at later stages, when treatment is less likely to be successful. 

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Women in science: Cancer research pioneers – part 2

As our 20th anniversary year draws to a close, we’re celebrating some of the pioneering women who have contributed to impactful cancer research and paved the way for even more.

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Early-onset cancer: why are more young adults being diagnosed?

Cancer rates in adults under 50 have been rising since the 1990s. Our researchers are leading the effort to turn the trend around.

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From athlete to wig-maker: how cancer changed Maria’s destiny

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series Regional Stories

In 2008, Maria was diagnosed with osteosarcoma. In 2019, she started her online wig making business, which has gone on to provide wigs for up to a hundred women who have lost their hair during chemotherapy treatment.

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