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The Department of Health has published its long-awaited Tobacco Control Plan for England.
Survival for UK cancer patients is lower than in much of Europe, according to a new report.
Personalised vaccines have been used to successfully treat melanoma (skin cancer) patients in two small studies.
Cancer patients should have routine access to genetic testing to improve diagnosis and treatment, according to England’s chief medical officer.
There are stark differences in how long people in different parts of England can expect to live a healthy life, according to a new report.