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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. 

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Cancer Research UK appoints new Trustee

Cancer Research UK today announced the appointment of Professor Alexander Eggermont MD PhD as a Trustee.

Cancer Research UK urges medical community to help make Wikipedia more accurate

Cancer Research UK is urging scientists, doctors and nurses to get involved to ensure Wikipedia is as accurate as possible.

Swansea University launches new course in cancer rehabilitation

Nurses and other health professionals will soon be able to take a dedicated course on cancer rehabilitation at Swansea University.

Study identifies symptoms 'more likely to mean cancer'

Scientists at Keele University have identified eight symptoms that have a more than five per cent chance of turning out to be cancer.

Cancer patients want more say in treatment decisions

Cancer patients under 55 want more of a say in the decisions made about their treatment, according to new research being published in the British Journal of Cancer.

Patients need more guidance on chemo web information

Doctors and nurses may be underestimating the value placed on internet chemotherapy information by cancer patients and missing out on opportunities to discuss this...