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Alongside my role as Cancer Research UK’s chief executive, I am honoured to have spent the last 6 months chairing the Independent Cancer Taskforce, and we have today...
Four in 10 cancers can be prevented. That works out as 600,000 extra cases of cancer over the past five years, simply as a result of changeable lifestyle factors.
Children aged 11 to 16 who have never smoked do not regularly use e-cigarettes, according to new Cancer Research UK data.
Tobacco researchers identified additives that could have made cigarettes more acceptable and addictive, according to a new analysis of tobacco company documents
Yesterday, our chief executive, Harpal Kumar, spoke at the Parliamentary launch of Action on Smoking and Health’s (ASH) new report, Smoking Still Kills.
A new Welsh bill has set out proposals for banning e-cigarettes indoors, due to fears the devices could make tobacco smoking seem normal again.
Tobacco companies make more profit every year than Coca Cola, McDonald’s, Starbucks, Google, and Disney combined – a staggering £30 billion.
That vast amount of...
Dozens of MPs have accepted hospitality from major tobacco companies over the last five years.
Smokers who use e-cigarettes seemed to be most likely to have stopped smoking if they regularly use the newer generation ‘tank’-style devices.
Only a minority of teenagers who try e-cigarettes go on to become regular users, according to two surveys of children in Wales.