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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. 

Cancer Of Unknown Primary Cup

Emergency diagnosis more common for cancers of ‘unknown origin’

Cancers with an undefined origin are twice as likely to be diagnosed in A&E than cancers where the initial tumour site is known.

NICE guideline focuses on care for patients with cancer of unknown primary

NICE has published a new guideline which should help to improve care for thousands of patients with advanced cancer.