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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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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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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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Scientists reveal how air pollution can cause lung cancer in people who have never smoked

A long-term study funded by Cancer Research UK has revealed how air pollution can cause lung cancer in people who have never smoked. 

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Steps towards a smokefree society

For some, a world where cigarettes don’t exist might be difficult to imagine. Less than 30 years ago it would’ve…

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How we can reduce cancer risk in inflammatory bowel disease patients by blocking a Hedgehog

If we’re to reduce the risk of bowel cancer in people with IBD, we’re going to have to find a more effective treatment. And we may have done just that. 

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How serendipity sent this oncologist in search of a cure for cancer

Dr Hugo De La Peña, the face of our latest TV advert, explains how a second chance at life led to a career dedicated to curing cancer.  

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Skin cancer death rates in men risen dramatically in the last 50 years

Skin cancer death rates in UK men have more than tripled since the early 1970s, according to new analysis released today by Cancer Research UK.

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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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Health inequalities: Why is it harder for some people to eat healthily? 

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Health inequalities

We investigate diet inequality and its root causes with Dr Amy Yau, Research Fellow at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

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