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We’re exploring some of the tactics that the tobacco industry has historically used to try to prevent tobacco control initiatives, so you know what to look out for. We’re exploring some of the tactics that the tobacco industry has historically used to try to prevent tobacco control initiatives, so you know what to look out for.

by Amy Warnock | Analysis | 15 April 2024

15 April 2024

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Get the latest updates and analysis on NHS cancer waiting times in England, and learn what it means for people affected by cancer Get the latest updates and analysis on NHS cancer waiting times in England, and learn what it means for people affected by cancer

by Sophia Lowes, Imogen Powell Brown | Analysis | 11 April 2024

11 April 2024

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Listen to the second episode of That Cancer Conversation: Longer, better lives, where Sophie speaks to Dr Mei-Ling Lancashire about our manifesto. Listen to the second episode of That Cancer Conversation: Longer, better lives, where Sophie speaks to Dr Mei-Ling Lancashire about our manifesto.

by Cancer Research UK | Podcast | 2 April 2024

2 April 2024

This entry is part 15 of 15 in the series That Cancer Conversation
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Ian Walker, executive director of policy, information and communications, shares his message to MPs and encourages them to help make smoking history Ian Walker, executive director of policy, information and communications, shares his message to MPs and encourages them to help make smoking history

by Ian Walker | Opinion | 26 March 2024

26 March 2024

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Fewer middle-aged people are dying from cancer in the UK than at any point over the last 25 years, a new study from Cancer Research UK has revealed Fewer middle-aged people are dying from cancer in the UK than at any point over the last 25 years, a new study from Cancer Research UK has revealed

by Jacob Smith | News | 14 March 2024

14 March 2024

Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt leaves 11 Downing Street, London, with his ministerial box before delivering his Budget in the Houses of Parliament

We've waded through the wealth of announcements and numbers in yesterday's budget to summarise some of the key points for what this budget means for our mission to beat cancer. We've waded through the wealth of announcements and numbers in yesterday's budget to summarise some of the key points for what this budget means for our mission to beat cancer.

by Ian Caleb | Analysis | 7 March 2024

7 March 2024

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There are around five times more people smoking non-cigarette tobacco in England now than there were a decade ago, according to a new study There are around five times more people smoking non-cigarette tobacco in England now than there were a decade ago, according to a new study

by Jacob Smith | News | 5 March 2024

5 March 2024

This entry is part 14 of 15 in the series That Cancer Conversation
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Some people with cancer in the UK are struggling more than others to get access to treatment. But what is causing this unwarranted variation in access to treatment, and how can we makes things better? Some people with cancer in the UK are struggling more than others to get access to treatment. But what is causing this unwarranted variation in access to treatment, and how can we makes things better?

by Emily Eagles, Lyndsy Ambler | Analysis | 23 February 2024

23 February 2024

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Deciding to support clinical research is one of the most consequential choices a government can make. Our latest survey of the clinical research workforce uncovers what's needed to bring more potentially lifesaving treatments to patients, and to improve the NHS. Deciding to support clinical research is one of the most consequential choices a government can make. Our latest survey of the clinical research workforce uncovers what's needed to bring more potentially lifesaving treatments to patients, and to improve the NHS.

by Joe Kiely | Opinion | 12 February 2024

12 February 2024

Michelle Mitchell chief executive Cancer Research UK

Our fight against cancer has come so far, but moments like the King's diagnosis bring home that cancer affects everyone and that more work is required to ensure the patients get the care they deserve Our fight against cancer has come so far, but moments like the King's diagnosis bring home that cancer affects everyone and that more work is required to ensure the patients get the care they deserve

by Michelle Mitchell | Opinion | 7 February 2024

7 February 2024