Cancer news

Latest news, press releases and blog posts from Cancer Research UK.

World No Tobacco Day 2016: how plain packs are helping Australia’s record-low smoking rates

This World No Tobacco Day, Kylie Lindorff, from the Cancer Council Victoria, tells us about the impact plain cigarette packs are having in Australia.

News digest – natural killer cells, mobile phones, fatty foods and… a load of rubbish?

The immune system’s natural killer cells, mobile phones and brain tumours, unhelpful fat recommendations and are rubbish dumps linked to lung cancer?

Cancer Research UK congratulates public health minister Jane Ellison on receiving WHO award

Public Health Minister Jane Ellison MP has been awarded the World Health Organisation Director-General Special Award ahead of World No Tobacco Day.

International trial for children’s brain tumours launches in the UK

Cancer Research UK Kids & Teens launches the UK arm of a large international clinical trial* for a type of children’s brain tumour, called ependymoma.

230,000 waiting more than a month for radiology test results in England, study finds

Hundreds of thousands of patients in England are waiting more than a month for radiology test results, a royal college has warned.