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17:34 EDT 21st July 2018 | BioPortfolio

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Showing News Articles 1–25 of 275 from Cancer Research UK

Saturday 21st July 2018

News digest – HPV jab for boys, low sugar chocolate, diabetes and complementary therapies might affect survival

Friday 20th July 2018

Mixing complementary therapy with standard cancer treatment could affect survival

Wednesday 18th July 2018

Boys should be given HPV jab, says vaccine committee. Here’s what happens next.

Monday 16th July 2018

Older people and cancer: how research could personalise treatment plans and care

Saturday 14th July 2018

News digest – immunotherapy for childhood cancer, glowing brain surgery, a new health secretary and CRISPR

Thursday 12th July 2018

Exploiting the brain tumour environment to make better treatments

Wednesday 11th July 2018

Brain tumour chemotherapy now available to even more NHS patients

Saturday 7th July 2018

News digest – artificial ovaries, cereals high in sugar, breast screening and happy 70th birthday to the NHS

Friday 6th July 2018

Computer simulation suggests risk-based breast screening could have benefits

Monday 2nd July 2018

Cell ‘chatter’ discovery could open clinical trial opportunity for fatal childhood brain tumour

Saturday 30th June 2018

News digest – obesity plan, more doctors needed, cancer waiting times, and HPV vaccine

Thursday 28th June 2018

Unlocking new insight into brain tumours using neuroscience

Tuesday 26th June 2018

Government’s updated childhood obesity plan has bold ambitions. Now it needs urgent implementation

Science blog After months of speculation, the Government has launched its updated childhood obesity plan. We were critical of the first attempt, which was launched 2 years ago. But Steve Brine, the Public Health Minister, has said that the first part was meant to be the “start of the conversation, not the final word”.

Sunday 24th June 2018

Cancer Research UK responds to the Governments new Childhood Obesity Plan

Press release Cancer Research UK responds to the Governments new Childhood Obesity Strategy after campaigning for the introduction of a 9pm watershed on junk food adverts and restrcitions on price promotions.  Sir Harpal Kumar, Cancer Research UK’s chief executive, said: “We congratulate the Government on putting forward this bold plan, demonstrating its commitment to address one of the mo...

Saturday 23rd June 2018

News digest – Cancer in the elderly, NHS funding, lung cancer treatment and making chemo kinder

Science blog Cancer rates in over-75s ‘set to rocket’ The number of older people diagnosed with cancer could rise by up to 80% by 2035. BBC News and our press release have the figures from Cancer Research UK’s new report, which called on the NHS to prepare now for the rising number of older patients with more complex needs.

Thursday 21st June 2018

The NHS must adapt now to care for older cancer patients

Science blog In the second part of our series on old age and cancer, we look at how the NHS needs to adapt as the number of cancer cases diagnosed in older people is projected to rise. Every year around 130,000 people aged 75 and over in the UK are told they have cancer. By 2035 this is projected to rise to around 234,000. This means that in just under 20 years, almost half (46%) of people diag...

Wednesday 20th June 2018

Number of elderly diagnosed with cancer set to rocket by 80% in less than 20 years

Press release The number of older people diagnosed with cancer every year could rise by up to 80% to nearly a quarter of a million by 2035, according to new figures from Cancer Research UK*. "If we do nothing the disparity in care between older and younger cancer patients will only grow. It’s vital to address this if we want to realise our ambition of ensuring world-class treatment for everyo...

Drug could protect children from hearing loss after chemo

Age: the biggest cancer risk factor

Science blog This is the first post in a three-part series looking at age and cancer.  Cancer risk is complicated. The causes of cancer can be broadly placed into two boxes: things that we can do something about, and things that we can’t. We’ve blogged about the factors we have some control over before – such as not smoking and drinking less alcohol. But what often doesn’t get talked a...

Monday 18th June 2018

NHS funding: New money for England is a start, but it must be spent wisely

Science blog The Prime Minister has announced that the NHS in England will receive an extra £20bn per year by 2023. The announcement is welcome backing from the Government for the NHS, and represents a real cash injection. But is it enough? And, most importantly, what’s the money going to be used for? The new money will see the NHS budget increase by an average of 3.4% each year until 2023, ...

Saturday 16th June 2018

News digest – trial to test lung cancer vaccine, cervical screening language, prostate cancer spit test and AI for the NHS

Friday 15th June 2018

‘Our NHS is there for us, now it’s time to stand with them’

Monday 11th June 2018

Cancer Research UK tests first of its kind vaccine to treat lung cancer

Press release A first of its kind treatment vaccine has moved into a phase I clinical trial for patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), under a collaboration agreement between Cancer Research UK and Asterias Biotherapeutics Inc. “This vaccine trial is a pioneering approach to improving treatment for lung cancer, the biggest cause of cancer death worldwide." - Dr Nigel Blackburn, Can...

Saturday 9th June 2018

News digest – breast and lung cancer immunotherapy, vaping and ASCO highlights

Friday 8th June 2018

Celebrating excellence in our research community

Research Feature ​ We’re delighted to congratulate members of our research community recently elected to several prestigious organisations. Commenting on the recent elections, Iain Foulkes, our Executive Director of Research & Innovation at CRUK, said: Congratulations to all the members of our research community who have been recognised for their remarkable contribution to advancing can...


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