QiC Oncology Blog

NICE consults on reducing melanoma cases

NICE has developed its first guidance to reduce the number of deaths from melanoma by tackling the variation of diagnosis and treatment across the UK.


Cancer deaths in young people in UK drop by 58% in 40 years

The cancer death rate in children and young people has fallen by 58% in the past 40 years, according to figures released by Cancer Research UK.


Charity launches #SmearForSmear cancer campaign

Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust is the latest charity to use a catchy social media hashtag to promote disease awareness.


NHS England reveals plan to improve cancer survival rates

NHS England has ordered an independent taskforce to develop a five-year action plan with the aim of improving cancer survival rates and services.


QiC Oncology results announced

Teams and individuals working in cancer care in the UK were last night recognised at the third Quality in Care (QiC) Oncology awards.


Thousands more seek lung cancer tests in UK

A campaign urging people with a persistent cough to visit a doctor has seen a surge of early stage lung cancer diagnoses.


UK landmarks turn pink for breast cancer

Several major UK landmarks turned pink this week in support of a breast cancer campaign.


Cancer Drugs Fund gets £160m extra funding

The Government announced today that England’s Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) will receive £160m more in funding over the next two years.


Stars come out for Bowel Cancer UK campaign

Several well-known figures in the UK have pledged their support for a new cancer campaign run by Bowel Cancer UK.


Macmillan campaign to leave a legacy after death

Macmillan Cancer Support’s new campaign and film – ‘Live Your Legacy’ – aim to encourage people across the UK to consider how they would like to be remembered after they die.


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