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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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Health inequalities: “We have a moral duty to reduce them”

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Health inequalities

We talk to Professor Sir Michael Marmot, who’s been at the forefront of health inequality research for decades, to discuss what it is and how we can reduce it.

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Atlantic rowing trio smash world record and raise thousands for cancer charities

A British woman with an incurable cancer has broken the world record for rowing across the Atlantic, raising thousands for Cancer Research UK.

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Acing it: The ambitious early career researchers driving progress in cancer early detection

In 2019, we launched our flagship early detection initiative, the International Alliance for Cancer Early Detection (ACED), to address the…

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Cancer Research UK publishes gender and ethnicity pay gap reports

The charity publishes its gender and ethnicity pay gap reports.

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