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Opinion: ‘We’re speaking with One Cancer Voice, but is anyone listening?’

We joined 46 other cancer charities to outline what we need from UK Governments and the NHS coming out of the pandemic to move towards world-leading services.

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2,000 fewer people in England began cancer treatment in January

The latest cancer waiting times show an 8% drop in the number of people starting cancer treatment in January, compared with figures from January 2020.

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Potentially life-extending treatment for lung cancer available in England

A potentially life-extending treatment for some people with non small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) will now be available on the NHS in England.

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Cancer services during COVID-19: 40,000 fewer people starting treatment

There’s been a steady stream of figures since the pandemic began, each laying bare what many people have seen first-hand – the impact on health services.

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Three new cancer drugs approved for NHS in Scotland

The three latest SMC decisions will provide new treatment options for some adults with non small cell lung cancer, multiple myeloma and a rare type of lymphoma.

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NHS patients among first to access new CAR T cell therapy for lymphoma

Lymphoma patients in England are among the first in the world to be offered new CAR T cell therapy.

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NICE approves new maintenance treatment for ovarian cancer

A new targeted treatment has been recommended by the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence for some adults with ovarian cancer.

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Bowel scope screening to stop in England

Seven years after roll out began in England, bowel scope was still not being offered to everyone. And today, the test was removed from the roster.

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Scottish Medicines Consortium says yes to chemotherapy-free leukaemia treatment

The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has approved a new chemotherapy-free treatment option for some adults with untreated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia.

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COVID-19 referral drop fears for lung cancer patients in Wales

Confusion over the symptoms of lung cancer and COVID-19 may be responsible for a drop in the number of people being referred for lung cancer tests in Wales.

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