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We help those working in primary care, such as GPs and practice nurses, to keep up to date with the latest developments in early diagnosis.
We help journalists, policy researchers and health commissioners to understand complex cancer statistics and find evidence-based information.
We give people the skills and confidence to talk about cancer.
We provide secondary care medical professionals with reliable and easy to understand information for their patients.
Keep up to date with the latest statistics, evidence and information on diagnosing, treating and preventing cancer.
You can also find professional tools and early diagnosis campaigns and activities that can support your work.
Latest cancer statistics including key stats, in-depth explanations and raw data on cancer incidence, mortality, survival, risk, and diagnosis and treatment.
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Find learning and development resources for health professionals to support early diagnosis, referral decisions and get guidance on best practice.
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Cancer Risk Assessment tool (RAT)
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Find out about activities in the UK focusing on early diagnosis of cancer.
Be Clear on Cancer campaigns
Early diagnosis (formerly NAEDI) research conference
International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership (ICBP)
Accelerate, Coordinate, Evaluate (ACE) Programme
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Help communicate the impact of cancer prevention in your community. We provide training, workshops and materials for health commissioners, GPs, teachers and nurses.
Talk Cancer: cancer awareness training
Cancer Awareness Roadshow
SunSmart sun awareness campaign
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Cancer Research UK and Macmillan Cancer Support are reviewing how cancer patients in England could be better informed about the use of their data in cancer registration, and how they can choose whether their data are included.
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