Cancer report highlights need for more research into quality of life issues @macmillancancer

We can all be heartened by the picture portrayed in Macmillan Cancer's 'Cancer: Then and Now' report published yesterday. The report is a fascinating look at how the life chances of people with cancer have changed over the last 25 years.  People on average are now twice as likely to survive at least 10 years after being diagnosed … Continue reading Cancer report highlights need for more research into quality of life issues @macmillancancer

The secret weapon in UK public health research

I attended a good breakfast meeting today about public health research. It was convened by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Medical Research. The speakers included Professor David Heymann (Chair of the Health Protection Agency), Professor Robert West (Director of Tobacco Studies at the Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre), Professor Anne Johnson (Professor of … Continue reading The secret weapon in UK public health research