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Councillor Chris Kennedy writes about his experiences of smoking, and why he hopes the UK Government keep their promise to raise the minimum age of sale. Councillor Chris Kennedy writes about his experiences of smoking, and why he hopes the UK Government keep their promise to raise the minimum age of sale.

by Chris Kennedy | Opinion | 27 November 2023

27 November 2023

A stack of cigarettes, one of them smoking

The results of a new study funded by Cancer Research UK reveal that 1.3 million lives are lost to cancers caused by smoking tobacco every year across the UK, US and BRICS nations The results of a new study funded by Cancer Research UK reveal that 1.3 million lives are lost to cancers caused by smoking tobacco every year across the UK, US and BRICS nations

by Jacob Smith | News | 16 November 2023

16 November 2023

Microscopic images of pleural fluid cytology of a small cell oat cell carcinoma
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  • Health & Medicine

10 ways we’ve influenced progress in lung cancer

From uncovering some of the causes of lung cancer, through to contributing to drugs used to treat it, here are 10 ways we have worked towards progress in lung cancer. From uncovering some of the causes of lung cancer, through to contributing to drugs used to treat it, here are 10 ways we have worked towards progress in lung cancer.

by Amy Warnock | In depth | 1 November 2023

1 November 2023

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak speaks at the 2023 Conservative Party Conference

Ian Walker reflects on Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's announcements on tobacco at the Conservative Party Conference on Wednesday Ian Walker reflects on Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's announcements on tobacco at the Conservative Party Conference on Wednesday

by Ian Walker | Opinion | 6 October 2023

6 October 2023

Cancer Research UK Campaigners outside number 10 Downing street with MPs Bob Blackman, John McNally and Martyn Day.

On Wednesday 13 September, Cancer Research UK Ambassadors and staff headed to Number 10, joined by cross-party Councillors, MPs, Cancer Research UK partners and representatives from other health charities to hand in our Smokefree UK petition. On Wednesday 13 September, Cancer Research UK Ambassadors and staff headed to Number 10, joined by cross-party Councillors, MPs, Cancer Research UK partners and representatives from other health charities to hand in our Smokefree UK petition.

by Sam Johnson-Audini | News | 29 September 2023

29 September 2023

broken cigarette on yellow background

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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Alice Wiseman, Director of Public Health for Gateshead and Association of Directors of Public Health Board Member, explains why she believes the Government need to commit to a tobacco-free future for the next generation Alice Wiseman, Director of Public Health for Gateshead and Association of Directors of Public Health Board Member, explains why she believes the Government need to commit to a tobacco-free future for the next generation

by Alice Wiseman | Opinion | 30 June 2023

30 June 2023

a smoking cigarette

New analysis released on World No Tobacco Day by Cancer Research UK estimates that tobacco causes the death of one person every five minutes in the UK New analysis released on World No Tobacco Day by Cancer Research UK estimates that tobacco causes the death of one person every five minutes in the UK

by Amy Warnock | News | 31 May 2023

31 May 2023

Elliot Colburn MP, and Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer, on why he supports Cancer Research UK’s work on a Manifesto for Cancer Research and Care – a blueprint which aims to help transform cancer care in this country Elliot Colburn MP, and Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer, on why he supports Cancer Research UK’s work on a Manifesto for Cancer Research and Care – a blueprint which aims to help transform cancer care in this country

by Elliot Colburn MP | Opinion | 9 May 2023

9 May 2023

While today's speech from Neil O'Brien MP was a welcome positive first step in the right direction, the UK Government has missed a key opportunity to get us back on track to achieving a Smokefree 2030 While today's speech from Neil O'Brien MP was a welcome positive first step in the right direction, the UK Government has missed a key opportunity to get us back on track to achieving a Smokefree 2030

by Alizee Froguel | Opinion | 11 April 2023

11 April 2023

Photograph of a crushed cigarette

Ian Walker covers the inequalities associated with smoking, as well as outlining how the Government could take steps to make the UK smokefree. Ian Walker covers the inequalities associated with smoking, as well as outlining how the Government could take steps to make the UK smokefree.

by Ian Walker | Opinion | 31 March 2023

31 March 2023

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Ian Walker on smoking