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Ahead of World Cancer Day on Sunday, our Cancer in the UK 2024 report sets out why cancer is still the defining health issue of our time. Ahead of World Cancer Day on Sunday, our Cancer in the UK 2024 report sets out why cancer is still the defining health issue of our time.

by Imogen Powell Brown | Analysis | 2 February 2024

2 February 2024

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Michelle Mitchell, our chief executive, reacts to Labour’s Life Science Plan and explains why science policy will be so important for the UK's future. Michelle Mitchell, our chief executive, reacts to Labour’s Life Science Plan and explains why science policy will be so important for the UK's future.

by Michelle Mitchell | Opinion | 30 January 2024

30 January 2024

Image of person holding cigarette packet with text 'Smoking is still the biggest preventable cause of cancer' for our Smokefree campaign

The results of a Government consultation to the propose age of sale legislation have been published today. But what do these results mean and what are the next steps on our road to a smokefree generation? The results of a Government consultation to the propose age of sale legislation have been published today. But what do these results mean and what are the next steps on our road to a smokefree generation?

by Alizee Froguel | Analysis | 29 January 2024

29 January 2024

This entry is part 13 of 21 in the series That Cancer Conversation
The album artwork for Veronica's new single, Gone

7 years after her diagnosis, singer-songwriter Veronica is returning with a new single, which catalogues her cancer journey and delivers the message there is life after cancer. 7 years after her diagnosis, singer-songwriter Veronica is returning with a new single, which catalogues her cancer journey and delivers the message there is life after cancer.

by Lynn Daly | Personal stories | 11 January 2024

11 January 2024

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7 videos that defined cancer policy in 2023

It’s been another exciting year for policy at Cancer Research UK. So, to celebrate the end of the year, we’ve put together 7 videos that illustrate some of the fantastic progress we’ve made in 2023. It’s been another exciting year for policy at Cancer Research UK. So, to celebrate the end of the year, we’ve put together 7 videos that illustrate some of the fantastic progress we’ve made in 2023.

by Amelia Bruce | In depth | 27 December 2023

27 December 2023

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The decline in smoking prevalence in England has nearly ground to a halt since the start of the pandemic, according to a new study The decline in smoking prevalence in England has nearly ground to a halt since the start of the pandemic, according to a new study

by Jacob Smith | News | 14 December 2023

14 December 2023

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Cancer Research UK has today published an ambitious manifesto setting out how the next UK Government could dramatically improve cancer outcomes and prevent 20,000 cancer deaths a year by 2040.   Cancer Research UK has today published an ambitious manifesto setting out how the next UK Government could dramatically improve cancer outcomes and prevent 20,000 cancer deaths a year by 2040.  

by Jacob Smith | News | 28 November 2023

28 November 2023