45 and Up Study used in world-first research on cancer and pain

Pain is one of the most feared symptoms of cancer, but little research has been done on how cancer survivors experience it. A novel research project has done just that, using the unique data resources of the Sax Institute’s 45 and Up Study – one of the world’s largest studies into healthy ageing. The research … Read more

The 45 and Up Study’s impact on cancer research

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When the 45 and Up Study launched in 2005, one of its core aims was to understand more about why people get cancer and how we can help them. Eighteen years later, the Study has been used by leading cancer researchers whose work has shed light on risk factors, diagnosis, screening, patterns of care, health … Read more

What the 45 and Up Study showed us in 2022

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From the cost of chronic conditions to risk of getting prostate cancer, researchers have used the 45 and Up Study’s data to investigate important health issues this year. Here are some of the highlights from 2022: Heart attack survivors fall through the medicine cracks Less than one-third of people who survive a heart attack are … Read more