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A decade-long decline in the number of cigarettes a person who smokes has per day is at risk, a new Cancer Research UK study has revealed. A decade-long decline in the number of cigarettes a person who smokes has per day is at risk, a new Cancer Research UK study has revealed.

by Jacob Smith | News | 2 May 2024

2 May 2024

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Ian Walker, executive director of policy, information and communications, shares his message to MPs and encourages them to help make smoking history Ian Walker, executive director of policy, information and communications, shares his message to MPs and encourages them to help make smoking history

by Ian Walker | Opinion | 26 March 2024

26 March 2024

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Some people with cancer in the UK are struggling more than others to get access to treatment. But what is causing this unwarranted variation in access to treatment, and how can we makes things better? Some people with cancer in the UK are struggling more than others to get access to treatment. But what is causing this unwarranted variation in access to treatment, and how can we makes things better?

by Emily Eagles, Lyndsy Ambler | Analysis | 23 February 2024

23 February 2024

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The decline in smoking prevalence in England has nearly ground to a halt since the start of the pandemic, according to a new study The decline in smoking prevalence in England has nearly ground to a halt since the start of the pandemic, according to a new study

by Jacob Smith | News | 14 December 2023

14 December 2023

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Cancer Research UK's latest analysis has revealed that the most deprived of the population in England won’t be smokefree until after 2050. Cancer Research UK's latest analysis has revealed that the most deprived of the population in England won’t be smokefree until after 2050.

by Sophie Wedekind | News | 28 September 2023

28 September 2023

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Working towards equal cancer care for everyone

Ian Walker, Executive Director of Policy, Information and Communications, writes about some of the recent inequalities progress at Cancer Research UK Ian Walker, Executive Director of Policy, Information and Communications, writes about some of the recent inequalities progress at Cancer Research UK

by Ian Walker | Opinion | 2 August 2023

2 August 2023

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A poll has revealed 50% of UK adults with a possible cancer symptom wait 6 months or more before contacting their GP. Why might people not seek help when they need it? A poll has revealed 50% of UK adults with a possible cancer symptom wait 6 months or more before contacting their GP. Why might people not seek help when they need it?

by Jacob Smith | In depth | 10 August 2022

10 August 2022

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Health inequalities
This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Health inequalities
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We talk to Professor Sir Michael Marmot, who's been at the forefront of health inequality research for decades, to discuss what it is and how we can reduce it. We talk to Professor Sir Michael Marmot, who's been at the forefront of health inequality research for decades, to discuss what it is and how we can reduce it.

by Harry Jenkins | Analysis | 15 February 2022

15 February 2022

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Health inequalities