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Government agrees biggest ever deal for state-of-the-art radiotherapy machines

UK Cancer Research - Tue, 08/27/2013 - 06:05
  The Government is to buy 20 cutting-edge radiotherapy machines in a new £30 million deal, the Department of Health has announced.
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Mums and grans back plain, standardised packaging to protect children from tobacco marketing

UK Cancer Research - Sun, 08/25/2013 - 12:01
 While the UK government remains unsure about the effectiveness of removing glamorous packaging on cigarettes, eight in ten women have less d…
Categories: Cancer Research

Call for death registries to record whether person was a smoker

UK Cancer Research - Thu, 08/22/2013 - 12:01
  Leading health researchers are calling for official death registries in all countries to record whether a person who has died was a smoker.
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Skin cancer death rates 70 per cent higher in men

UK Cancer Research - Tue, 08/20/2013 - 12:05
 Death rates from malignant melanoma – the most serious type of skin cancer – are 70 per cent higher in men than women, despite similar numbe…
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England’s stop smoking services help more than 20,000 smokers to give up

UK Cancer Research - Tue, 08/20/2013 - 12:05
 England's NHS 'stop smoking services' have enabled at least 20,000 smokers to kick the habit long term in 2010/11 according to new research …
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