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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”.
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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, ...
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...
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...