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Targeted drug recommended to treat some advanced lung cancer patients

Selpercatinib will expand treatment options available for people with RET fusion positive non small cell lung cancer on the NHS in England.

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Taking pride in all of our researchers

On LGBTQ+ STEM day, we hear from two Cancer Research UK scientists on the power of diversity and why bringing your full self to your research is so important…

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“That is what I dream”: India’s journey to rolling out the HPV vaccine

We spoke to Dr Ishu Kataria who works with WHO to prevent the spread of infections like HPV, which causes 99% of cervical cancers worldwide.

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The director’s cut: How Dr Catherine Elliott sees the future of cancer research

We caught up with Director of Research, Dr Catherine Elliott, to talk pandemic recovery, research careers and the role of curiosity in a goal driven scientific environment

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What the Budget 2021 means for research

The Comprehensive Spending Review has set out the Government’s spending plans for the next three years – but what do these plans mean for our research community and its work?

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Spending Review 2021: Promising commitments, unanswered questions

The picture is still emerging and we don’t have a full sense yet of what each announcement will mean, but broadly it looks promising. Here’s what we know right now.

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First targeted treatment approved for advanced prostate cancer on NHS in Scotland

The targeted drug olaparib has been approved for some people with a type of advanced prostate cancer on the NHS in Scotland.

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Cancer Won’t Wait: “I prayed she would see her daughter start school”

We spoke to 4 people about why, when it comes to cancer, every second counts and why the Government must act now to ensure the NHS can catch more cancers early.

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Investigating suspected prostate cancer: Improving GP-patient communication

A study published earlier this year uncovered some important differences in people’s experience of visiting the GP.

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Cancer target missed for 55,000 patients over 6 years

In the last 6 years, almost 55,000 cancer patients should have been diagnosed or started their treatment sooner, according to new calculations.

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