Cancer

We’re launching a new scheme, in collaboration with the University of Bristol and a consortium of journals, to streamline the way researchers can publish their research, irrespective of the findings. Here we chat to Professor Marcus Munafò – a member of one of our funding committees – to find out what a Registered Report is,
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Welcome to our newest blog series, “Five Questions With…”  In this series, we will highlight the unsung heroes that make healthcare work. From guest services to the phlebotomist, the pet therapy volunteer, and the environmental services workers.  These individuals enhance our experiences when we are getting care and highlight human connection and support. Thank you for all
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Jessica Titherington You may have read about special foods, exercise plans, nutritional supplements– or diets that exclude a specific food – to prevent cancer growth. The internet and social media platforms can be an excellent way to share new medical, health, and nutrition information with everyone. However, sometimes this information may be shared by people
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We are collaborating with the Medical Research Council and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council on an investment into four new research projects taking on the challenge of cancer early detection and diagnosis.    Four newly funded teams have been formed to develop cancer early detection approaches at a sandpit-style workshop held last year.
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Welcome to our newest blog series, “Five Questions With…”  In this series, we will highlight the unsung heroes that make healthcare work. From guest services to the phlebotomist, the pet therapy volunteer, and the environmental services workers.  These individuals enhance our experiences when we are getting care and highlight human connection and support. Thank you for all
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As we launch our new innovation engine – Cancer Research Horizons – Executive Director of Research and Innovation, Iain Foulkes, talks expanding impact, getting innovations to market and why all principal investigators should consider entrepreneurship… Cancer Research UK has a proud record of impact on cancer – our funded research has led to genuine breakthroughs in
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Have you taken a look at your medicine cabinet lately? Aside from cotton swabs, mouthwash, and makeup remover, are there old, outdated prescription drugs in your cabinet? How do you dispose of old, outdated, expired, or unneeded medications? Flush them down the toilet? Throw them out with your household trash? Not sure? Well, the DEA
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Clinical staff have worked incredibly hard to support cancer research and care since the COVID-19 pandemic started. It’s been a very trying time, and it’s clear that it’s taken much longer for clinical research to recover to pre-pandemic levels than hoped. We’re working to make sure recovery is a government priority, but there’s a lot
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Welcome to our newest blog series, “Five Questions With…”  In this series, we will highlight the unsung heroes that make healthcare work. From guest services to the phlebotomist, the pet therapy volunteer, and the environmental services workers.  These individuals enhance our experiences when we are getting care and highlight human connection and support. Thank you for all
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We are jointly funding a follow-up study which will find the final evidence on the impact on oesophageal cancer mortality of screening using the Cytosponge. Credit: Medtronic Together with the National Institute for Health and Care Research, we’re jointly investing £6.4m over the next 14 years in BEST4, the latest trial for the Cytosponge as
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YouScreen self-sampling kit. Credit: YouScreen/KCL/North Central & North East London cancer Alliance Cervical screening aims to prevent cervical cancer from developing by spotting cell changes that could become cancer if left untreated, or spot cervical cancer at an early stage so treatment is more likely to be successful. In the UK, cervical screening is offered
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Welcome to our newest blog series, “Five Questions With…”  In this series, we will highlight the unsung heroes that make healthcare work. From guest services to the phlebotomist, the pet therapy volunteer, and the environmental services workers.  These individuals enhance our experiences when we are getting care and highlight human connection and support. Thank you for all
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Tania Bryer, chair of the National Events Committee Tania Bryer is a well-recognised broadcaster for CNBC and Sky. Her critically acclaimed show, CNBC Meets, sees her interview some of the world’s most inspiring figureheads to explore how their philanthropy is transforming lives. She is also host and moderator at prestigious events including the Davos World
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Lifelong excess weight almost doubles a woman’s risk of developing womb cancer, according to a Cancer Research UK-funded study published in BMC Medicine. The international study looked at genetic samples from around 120,000 women from Australia, Belgium, Germany, Poland, Sweden, the UK, and the USA, of which around 13,000 had endometrial cancer, the most common
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Welcome to our newest blog series, “Five Questions With…”  In this series, we will highlight the unsung heroes that make healthcare work. From guest services to the phlebotomist, the pet therapy volunteer, and the environmental services workers.  These individuals enhance our experiences when we are getting care and highlight human connection and support. Thank you for all
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Often unsung, but always vital, the importance of the materials and methods needed to make research happen is hard to overstate. Here’s how Cancer Research UK is making it easier for the cancer research community to both contribute and access research tools through our latest initiative – CancerTools.org Enhancing our understanding of cancer is core
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Image Credit: Leicester Royal Infirmary EM Department Sacituzumab govitecan (Trodelvy) is not being recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) for use in England as a treatment for some people with triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC). Clinical trials reveal that the targeted treatment is proven to help treat aggressive TNBC in patients
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Welcome to our newest blog series, “Five Questions With…”  In this series, we will highlight the unsung heroes that make healthcare work. From guest services to the phlebotomist, the pet therapy volunteer, and the environmental services workers.  These individuals enhance our experiences when we are getting care and highlight human connection and support. Thank you for all
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