The latest news in cancer research, health and policy by Cancer Research UK.
We cover developments in cancer treatments, research into cancer risk and diagnosis as well as the latest cancer science stories. You'll also find analysis and comment on health and cancer policy.
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A breast cancer drug and two blood cancer treatments have been recommended for use on the NHS in Scotland.
According to new research published by Race for Life today, nearly half (47%) of people diagnosed with cancer said they found it hard to ask for help.
A shortage of cancer doctors in the NHS is likely to impact patients, according to a new report.
Cancer patients who have been hospitalised for mental health problems prior to their cancer diagnosis were more likely to die from their cancer
Paying for cancer drugs based on how well they work in practice could help patients get new treatments faster, according to a Cancer Research UK report.
E-cigarettes almost twice as effective as nicotine replacement therapies for quitting smoking, says trial
A UK trial found that e-cigarettes were almost twice as effective for quitting smoking as other nicotine replacement treatments.
An experimental chemotherapy drug that can be taken orally is moving into early phase clinical trials.
Cancer Research UK welcomes the long term NHS plan, which reiterates the Prime Minister’s ambition to improve cancer survival for patients.
A technique to get more information from the blood of cancer patients than previously possible has been developed.