Together we will beat cancer


Dr Ian Walker on Smoking: ‘The killer behind the counter’

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Ian Walker on smoking

Ian Walker reminds us why we need to keep our ‘pedal to the metal’ when it comes to further government policy intervention on smoking tobacco

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Ending smoking could free up 75,000 GP appointments each month

New analysis by Cancer Research UK has revealed that up to 75,000 GP appointments could be freed up each month in England if the UK Government put an end to smoking. 

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Smoking addiction killed my grandfather – now it’s up to the Government to protect my son

According to a new report, England has slipped further off track for its smokefree 2030 goal. Smoking addiction killed my grandfather – it’s now up to the Government to protect my son.

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England slips further off-track for smokefree 2030 target

The UK government is almost a decade behind achieving its target for England to be smokefree by 2030, a new report reveals.

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The 10-year cancer plan: is improving cancer survival still a priority for this Government?  

Cancer is a fixable problem – but we need the right leadership, a robust plan and sufficient funding, writes Michelle Mitchell, our chief executive officer.

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Reflections from the World Cancer Congress

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series CRUK Global

Across the diverse audience of cancer researchers, health policy professionals, government officials and cancer survivors there was a common desire at the World Cancer Congress: to make up for lost time. 

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‘Scandinavian quality and Singaporean efficiency’: what the autumn statement means for cancer

With budgets being squeezed by inflation, Jeremy Hunt announced measures to increase tax intakes and put a lid on public spending. But what does it mean for people affected by cancer? 

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Why consistent and funded cancer policies are key to improving cancer survival

Research from the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership has found a link between cancer policy consistency over time and survival for six cancer types

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Why we need to continue to advocate for global tobacco control

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series CRUK Global

In the last 2 years, our partner, the Nepal Development Research Institute, have successfully advocated for increases in tobacco tax in Nepal.

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Ending smoking could more than halve England’s cancer inequality gap

It’s known that people from more deprived backgrounds are more likely to get cancer. New analysis from Cancer Research UK…

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