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New analysis estimates over 21 million UK adults will be obese by 2040

The results of an analysis published by Cancer Research UK today estimate that more than 21 million UK adults will be obese by 2040

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More than 65,000 people are left waiting to find out if it’s cancer each month

New calculations from Cancer Research UK estimate that, on average, over 65,000 people in England are left waiting longer than 28 days to find out whether they have cancer each month.

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A call to action: how our Campaigns Ambassadors are shaping the Government’s 10-year Cancer Plan 

To help revolutionise what cancer outcomes will look like in England in 2032, our Campaigns Ambassadors submitted evidence to inform the Government’s upcoming 10-Year Cancer Plan.

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Health inequalities: Why do people smoke if they know it’s bad for them?

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Health inequalities

For the second instalment in our health inequalities series, we’re looking at what’s behind differences in the causes of smoking.

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Our new strategy to make discoveries, drive progress, and bring hope

We are launching a new strategy to help us make new discoveries and bring about a world where everyone lives longer, better lives, free from the fear of cancer.

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Breaking down the new standards for cancer care proposed by NHS England

This week, NHS England has proposed a shift in new standards for cancer care and waiting times, with an emphasis on a more recently introduced measure, called the ‘Faster Diagnosis Standard (FDS).

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

This entry is part 2 of 2 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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Javid’s war on cancer can’t leave people behind

We’ve had plans before. What we need is leadership, commitment and competence. Addressing cancer inequalities and cancer prevention must be central to the plan.

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‘Levelling Up’: What should it mean for cancer?

The UK Government has set out how they’ll help parts of the country to catch up on a range of measures, including health.

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