Together we will beat cancer


“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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Breaking the silence: when cancer steals your voice

This entry is part 6 of 10 in the series Regional Stories

Dinny and Loren had different types of cancer, and in both cases the disease took away their voices. Until, of course, they found a way to break the silence.

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How keeping active during cancer treatment has helped Mary and Keith

This entry is part 4 of 10 in the series Regional Stories

It’s well known that exercise reduces cancer risk, but can it make any difference for people living with cancer? Read Mary and Keith’s stories.

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Living with a stoma: Neil and Lindsay share their experiences after bowel cancer diagnoses

This entry is part 2 of 10 in the series Regional Stories

People affected by cancer face challenges as part of their diagnosis and treatment. For those living with bowel cancer this may include a stoma.

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Brave women stand up to cancer and bare their mastectomy scars

Powerful images have been released as part of the Stand Up To Cancer campaign and the project coincides with Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October.

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Two million people will be diagnosed with cancer during the next parliament

Cancer Research UK expects around two million people to be diagnosed with cancer in the UK during the time of the next parliament according to new figures.

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Cancer survivors’ sex lives as good as others their age

Cancer survivors have just as much sex and can function as well as others their age, according to a Cancer Research UK funded study published today.

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62 day waiting time target missed again in England

Waiting time targets for cancer patients to start treatment in England have been missed again according to the latest monthly figures released for February.

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Most people do not fear death at cancer diagnosis

Survey results show most people in Great Britain do not fear that a cancer diagnosis would end in death as Cancer Research UK launches its “Right Now” campaign.

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Women’s lung cancer cases hit 20,000

Cases of lung cancer in women have reached 20,000 a year in the UK for the first time since records began, according to new Cancer Research UK statistics

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