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New research from the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership shows people in the UK were treated with chemotherapy and radiotherapy less often, and faced longer waits to start treatment New research from the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership shows people in the UK were treated with chemotherapy and radiotherapy less often, and faced longer waits to start treatment

by Jacob Smith | Analysis | 27 February 2024

27 February 2024

Hannah Gretton with Dr Hugo De La Pena

When Hannah Gretton was given the devastating news last Christmas that she had breast cancer, she never imagined it would give her the opportunity to help others enjoy celebrations that they feared they would never see. When Hannah Gretton was given the devastating news last Christmas that she had breast cancer, she never imagined it would give her the opportunity to help others enjoy celebrations that they feared they would never see.

by Elisa Mitchell | Personal stories | 21 December 2023

21 December 2023

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In this episode of That Cancer Conversation, we're going to take you into the world of clinical research and walk you through the pathway to give you the full picture of what a clinical trial really involves.  In this episode of That Cancer Conversation, we're going to take you into the world of clinical research and walk you through the pathway to give you the full picture of what a clinical trial really involves. 

by Cancer Research UK | Podcast | 27 November 2023

27 November 2023

This entry is part 12 of 14 in the series That Cancer Conversation
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Each cancer is as unique as the person it affects. By studying patient data, we can target our treatments to people's specific needs. Each cancer is as unique as the person it affects. By studying patient data, we can target our treatments to people's specific needs.

by Cancer Research UK | In depth | 21 November 2023

21 November 2023

Mark Mondesir at his drum kit

In 2018, as he prepared for a once-in-a-lifetime gig playing for soul singer Jocelyn Brown, Mark received some news that changed his life. Now five years on from his diagnosis, Mark is Standing Up to Cancer. In 2018, as he prepared for a once-in-a-lifetime gig playing for soul singer Jocelyn Brown, Mark received some news that changed his life. Now five years on from his diagnosis, Mark is Standing Up to Cancer.

by Alison Birkett | Personal stories | 25 October 2023

25 October 2023

Therapeutic radiography is taking advantage of its position at the intersection of science and clinical delivery to deliver impactful research. Therapeutic radiography is taking advantage of its position at the intersection of science and clinical delivery to deliver impactful research.

by Cancer Research UK | In depth | 3 July 2023

3 July 2023

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ASCO 2023 roundup: Blood tests, drugs and exercise

ASCO’s annual meeting is the world’s biggest cancer conference. This year’s highlights included updates on cancer blood tests, AI tools for estimating cancer risk, better drugs for some lung and ovarian cancers, and interesting data on how yoga can help patients. ASCO’s annual meeting is the world’s biggest cancer conference. This year’s highlights included updates on cancer blood tests, AI tools for estimating cancer risk, better drugs for some lung and ovarian cancers, and interesting data on how yoga can help patients.

12 June 2023

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On the back of a recent survey, our new policy position statement on radiotherapy turns patient experiences into recommendations for the Government and the NHS. On the back of a recent survey, our new policy position statement on radiotherapy turns patient experiences into recommendations for the Government and the NHS.

by Mads Thomsen | Opinion | 4 May 2023

4 May 2023

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This latest episode features 3 guests who explore how cancer can impact sexual wellbeing and what can be done to help. This latest episode features 3 guests who explore how cancer can impact sexual wellbeing and what can be done to help.

by Cancer Research UK | Podcast | 28 April 2023

28 April 2023

This entry is part 7 of 14 in the series That Cancer Conversation
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Researchers in Southampton have found a way to improve the effectiveness of immunotherapy in cancers that are resistant by repurposing existing drugs Researchers in Southampton have found a way to improve the effectiveness of immunotherapy in cancers that are resistant by repurposing existing drugs

by Jacob Smith | Analysis | 11 November 2022

11 November 2022

A patient receiving chemotherapy

A new study has found that the level of a person's immune cells may provide an indication of whether they would benefit from chemotherapy in oropharyngeal cancer. A new study has found that the level of a person's immune cells may provide an indication of whether they would benefit from chemotherapy in oropharyngeal cancer.

by Jacob Smith | News | 2 May 2022

2 May 2022

Pioneering therapeutics targeting the damage repair mechanism of DNA polymerase theta in a range of cancers have entered human trials - we tell the story from discovery to translation. Pioneering therapeutics targeting the damage repair mechanism of DNA polymerase theta in a range of cancers have entered human trials - we tell the story from discovery to translation.

by Cancer Research UK | In depth | 5 November 2021

5 November 2021