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Why we need to continue to advocate for global tobacco control

This entry is part 2 of 2 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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How our global activity is tackling cancer prevention in low- and middle-income countries

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series CRUK Global

Focusing on cancer prevention globally is essential; we cannot say we have beaten cancer until we have beaten it everywhere.

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Making real change: 4 ways we’ve influenced cancer policy

From restricting sunbed use for under 18s, to banning smoking at work and in public places, here are 4 ways we’ve influenced cancer policy and made real change.

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Opinion: ‘The idea that a tobacco company might profit off my disease appals me’

Hear from a policy manager at Cancer Research UK about what they think about Phillip Morris International’s bid for pharmaceutical company Vectura.

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Opinion: ‘Widening health inequalities in England should be a wake-up call for the Government’

Life expectancy has failed to increase for a decade across England for the first time in 100 years. And cuts to stop smoking services are part of the problem.

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More than a billion fewer cigarettes smoked each year as people ditch the cigs

Around 1.4 billion fewer cigarettes are being smoked every year according to new research funded by Cancer Research UK

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Government says England will be smokefree by 2030. But how will it get there?

The Government proposes some new and old ways to prevent disease.

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Lung cancer deaths in women are increasing globally. It’s a hidden but preventable epidemic

With more women dying from lung cancer than ever before, we need to better understand the links between gender and health.

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NHS 10-year plan: clear commitments for cancer, but no long-term fix for staff shortages

The NHS long-term plan contains ambitious commitments to diagnose more cancers earlier and boost prevention, but it lacks detail on tackling staff shortages.

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‘If Philip Morris really wants people to stop smoking they should stop making cigarettes’

The world’s largest tobacco company launched a campaign to encourage people to quit smoking. But if they wanted that to happen, they’d stop making cigarettes.

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