Together we will beat cancer


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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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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Cancer Research UK publishes gender and ethnicity pay gap reports

The charity publishes its gender and ethnicity pay gap reports.

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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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Why people and culture matter in research

We bring you a summary of the government’s recent R&D People & Culture Strategy and what it could mean for cancer researchers

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England: Smoking responsible for twice as many cancers in most deprived groups

Over 11,000 cases of cancer were linked to smoking in the lowest income group, compared to around 6,000 in the highest.

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Research shows one size doesn’t fit all for cervical screening in the trans and non-binary community

Dr Alison Berner and team asked 140 trans men and non-binary people to share their past experiences and attitudes towards cervical screening.

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