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£6 million fund to boost number of Scots doctors involved in cancer research

Overhaul of clinical training in Scotland to help retain women in the field.

6 tweets that defined cancer policy in 2018

We pick out 6 of the stories that defined cancer policy and politics in 2018, including Brexit and the Prime Minister's commitment to early diagnosis.

‘No-deal’ Brexit: what the Government’s plans could mean for cancer treatment, care and research

The Government have published the first in a series of plans in the event of a 'no-deal' Brexit. But how will this affect cancer patients and research?

UK to align with EU clinical trial rules after Brexit

The UK will align as closely as possible with EU rules on clinical trials following Brexit, the Government has said.

Bowel screening and car park cancer scans: what you need to know about the latest NHS announcements

NHS chief, Simon Stevens, has made a string of announcements that he says will help the NHS in England diagnose cancers earlier and improve cancer services.

General Election 2017: What are the political parties promising for cancer and research?

A week away from the general election, we’ve put some of the manifestos under the microscope to see what they mean for cancer, research and patients.

Brexit: As Article 50 is triggered, what’s next for UK science and patients?

As the UK Government has triggered Article 50, our chief clinician looks at what the Brexit negotiations could mean for cancer.

Budget 2017: Investment in social care and training young scientists

Additional funding for social care and investment in new research training placements have been announced in the Spring Budget.

7 tweets that defined cancer policy in 2016

We pick out 7 top stories from the world of cancer policy and politics that defined 2016.

Autumn Statement 2016: What it means for cancer prevention, patients and researchers

Today's Autumn Statement offered a first look at the direction the Government will be taking in the years ahead - here's what it means for cancer.

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