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55,500 more people are waiting to get tests used to diagnose four common cancers compared to last year.
Cervical cancer rates in Britain halved between the late 1980s and mid-2000s – but new CRUK figures warn that progress has since been stalling and stagnating.
Our new stats show a staggering variation in treatment plans for women diagnosed with womb cancer across England.
More than 130,000 UK breast cancer deaths have been avoided in the last 30 years, according to our new analysis published to mark breast cancer awareness month.
New survival figures have revealed some encouraging trends around the world. But they also highlight how much progress still needs to be made in the UK.
Cancer survival in the UK has improved since 1995, although it still lags behind other high-income countries.
Cancer can affect any age group but we see many more cases in older people.
People who are obese now outnumber people who smoke two to one in the UK, and excess weight trumps smoking as the leading cause of four different cancer types.
According to new research published by Race for Life today, nearly half (47%) of people diagnosed with cancer said they found it hard to ask for help.
Breast cancer death rates will fall in the UK and across nearly all EU countries in 2019, a new study predicts.