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An image of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine

New research shows women who have had the HPV vaccine may only need 3 cervical screens in their entire life, rather than the 12 that are standard in the UK. New research shows women who have had the HPV vaccine may only need 3 cervical screens in their entire life, rather than the 12 that are standard in the UK.

by Sophia Lowes | Analysis | 10 November 2017

10 November 2017

In the second part of our World Cancer Day series, we take a look at cervical cancer rates in different parts of the world. Read on to find out what can be done to prevent the disease in the future. In the second part of our World Cancer Day series, we take a look at cervical cancer rates in different parts of the world. Read on to find out what can be done to prevent the disease in the future.

by Emma Smith | Analysis | 8 February 2017

8 February 2017

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For this year’s World Cancer Day we're looking at how the rates of 4 types of cancer vary around the world, and why. For this year’s World Cancer Day we're looking at how the rates of 4 types of cancer vary around the world, and why.

by Emma Smith | Analysis | 4 February 2017

4 February 2017

To mark World Cancer Day, we take a look at how our discoveries over the decades are helping cancer patients all over the world right now. To mark World Cancer Day, we take a look at how our discoveries over the decades are helping cancer patients all over the world right now.

by Emma Smith | Analysis | 4 February 2016

4 February 2016

Oral cancer is now the tenth most common cancer in men according to new figures released by Cancer Research UK today. Oral cancer is now the tenth most common cancer in men according to new figures released by Cancer Research UK today.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 10 November 2015

10 November 2015

An image of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine

In the latest instalment of our cancer and infections series, we explore the history behind the cancer-causing human papillomavirus. In the latest instalment of our cancer and infections series, we explore the history behind the cancer-causing human papillomavirus.

by Emma Smith | Analysis | 16 September 2014

16 September 2014

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Cancer and Infections

To mark cervical screening awareness week we explore the evidence on how the programme could be improved to prevent more cases of cervical cancer in the future. To mark cervical screening awareness week we explore the evidence on how the programme could be improved to prevent more cases of cervical cancer in the future.

by Jess Kirby | Analysis | 9 June 2014

9 June 2014