Cancer Research UK




Cancer Research UK are the world’s leading cancer charity dedicated to saving lives through research. Their ground-breaking work into the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer has seen survival rates double in the last 40 years. Cancer Research UK’s scientists and doctors have contributed to most of the world’s top cancer drugs and have pioneered the use of radiotherapy to treat cancer.

In addition to research, Cancer Research UK help millions of people access the information they need to understand cancer. They campaign on key cancer issues and run awareness initiatives to increase early detection and help people to reduce their risk of cancer. The charity receives no government funding for its life-saving research, meaning every step it takes towards beating cancer relies on every pound donated. Together with its partners and supporters, Cancer Research UK’s vision is to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured.

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Feb 27th 2017

Gain the tips, tools and confidence to talk about cancer with this free online course from Cancer Research UK. Talking about cancer can be tough. You might be worried that you’ll say the wrong thing or that you simply don’t know enough about the subject. Perhaps you feel unsure about how the conversation will go or you’ve tried in the past and had a difficult experience. Maybe you’re not even sure if it’s your job.

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Jan 23rd 2017

Discover the science behind targeted cancer treatments that are changing the landscape of patient care on this free online course. Thanks to ground-breaking research in cancer over the past 20 years, new, more targeted treatments have been developed that are changing the way we treat cancer, and providing new hope for patients. This free online course from Cancer Research UK, will explore the science behind new targeted cancer treatments, how they work, and the patients they benefit.

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