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July 19, 2014

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8:00 AM | News digest – Australian smoking rates, bowel cancer genes and more
It's been a busy week for cancer stories in the news - our bloggers highlight the pick of the bunch.

July 03, 2014

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1:02 PM | The Mail’s coverage of our pancreatic cancer story is a disservice to patients
Earlier this week, we released new stats about how pancreatic cancer – one of the most devastating and hard to treat forms of the disease – is linked to two lifestyle factors: smoking and obesity. The story appeared in several newspapers and online, and on ITV news. You can see the general gist of the […]

June 27, 2014

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1:39 PM | Too good to be true? A blood test ‘to predict breast cancer’
We look at the science behind media stories about a 'simple blood test' that apparently can 'predict breast cancer'.

June 26, 2014

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9:23 AM | Standard packs – nearly but not quite there
The Government today took a crucial step towards standard packs... but we're not there quite yet. What still needs to happen?
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