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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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Smoking addiction killed my grandfather – now it’s up to the Government to protect my son

According to a new report, England has slipped further off track for its smokefree 2030 goal. Smoking addiction killed my grandfather – it’s now up to the Government to protect my son.

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England slips further off-track for smokefree 2030 target

The UK government is almost a decade behind achieving its target for England to be smokefree by 2030, a new report reveals.

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7 images that defined cancer policy in 2022

This year, we’ve accomplished a lot in cancer policy and campaigning. From research and prevention to diagnosis, we’ve been advocating for change to beat cancer. Here are some highlights.

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Junk food marketing restrictions: so near and yet so far

Malcolm Clark, Senior Prevention Policy Manager, gives an insight into Cancer Research UK’s cancer prevention work and the recent government decision on junk food marketing.

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The 10-year cancer plan: is improving cancer survival still a priority for this Government?  

Cancer is a fixable problem – but we need the right leadership, a robust plan and sufficient funding, writes Michelle Mitchell, our chief executive officer.

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Reflections from the World Cancer Congress

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series CRUK Global

Across the diverse audience of cancer researchers, health policy professionals, government officials and cancer survivors there was a common desire at the World Cancer Congress: to make up for lost time. 

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Cancer Research UK report highlights stark cancer inequalities across Scotland

A landmark report on deprivation and cancer launched at the Scottish Cancer Conference today shows that the burden of cancer is not felt equally across Scotland. 

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‘Scandinavian quality and Singaporean efficiency’: what the autumn statement means for cancer

With budgets being squeezed by inflation, Jeremy Hunt announced measures to increase tax intakes and put a lid on public spending. But what does it mean for people affected by cancer? 

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Cancer research could revive the UK’s ailing public finances

When the economy faces a slump, investing in research becomes an urgent priority, writes Dr Ian Walker, our executive director of policy, information and communications.

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