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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. 

Patient Care Research

Naturally occurring symptoms may be mistaken for tamoxifen side-effects

Women taking tamoxifen to prevent breast cancer were less likely to continue taking the drug if they suffered nausea and vomiting, according to new data.

New collaboration between Marie Curie Cancer Care and Cancer Research UK

Marie Curie Cancer Care and Cancer Research UK have announced a new research collaboration to improve the care of people who are nearing the end of their lives.

CBT is effective for menopausal symptoms after breast cancer treatment

Research funded by Cancer Research UK suggests that cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can help women who have had breast cancer treatment manage the common side-effects...

NCRI partners flag Ј5 million for cancer care research

Funds of up to Ј5 million will be released over the next five years to improve the way cancer care research is carried out in the UK, in response to the findings of a...