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“That is what I dream”: India’s journey to rolling out the HPV vaccine

We spoke to Dr Ishu Kataria who works with WHO to prevent the spread of infections like HPV, which causes 99% of cervical cancers worldwide.

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“The power of science”: HPV vaccine proven to dramatically reduce cervical cancer

New results find that the HPV vaccine was shown to dramatically reduce cervical cancer rates by 90% in women in their 20s who were offered it at age 12 to 13.

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6 things you need to know about cervical screening

It’s completely up to you whether to go to cervical cancer screening. But the answers to these 6 questions could help you decide.

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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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Should alcohol marketing be dropped from televised sport?

During the 2019 Six Nations,122.4 billion Guinness-related branded impressions were delivered to the UK population who watched the coverage.

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Smoking among young adults increased by 25% during first lockdown

The number of 18 to 34 year-olds in England who smoke increased by 25% in the first lockdown, according to a study published today in the journal Addiction and funded by Cancer Research UK.

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Innovative cancer spinouts: 3 new projects get green light

The spin out companies are engineering viruses to seek and destroy cancer cells and using bacteria to break down the physical defences of tumours.

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England: Smoking responsible for twice as many cancers in most deprived groups

Over 11,000 cases of cancer were linked to smoking in the lowest income group, compared to around 6,000 in the highest.

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UK sunburn risk: Third of adults more likely to protect their skin abroad than at home

The YouGov survey also revealed that around a fifth of adults (19%) said they’re planning to spend more time outside in the sun in the UK this year.

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11 sun safety myths debunked

Summer is upon us and we’ve put together 11 common myths around sun safety to help you through the summer months.

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