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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. 


Lung cancer death rates at 30-year low for women under 70

Deaths from lung cancer in British women under 70 have fallen to their lowest in 30 years, according to new statistics released today.

Wales speeds up HPV vaccination catch-up campaign

The Welsh Assembly Government has announced that the catch-up campaign for human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination is to be accelerated so that even more girls and young...