Cancer news

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

‘Will you be finding a cure for my child?’ – Watch our Google Hangout on tackling cancer in kids and teens

Following the success of our last Google Hangout, in partnership with Science on Google+, we’re thrilled to be able to bring you another fascinating...

Bowel cancer death rate falling faster in the UK than in most other EU countries

The UK’s bowel cancer mortality rate is falling faster than most other European countries, according to a new study.

4 ways that Tomas Lindahl’s Nobel Prize for Chemistry revolutionised cancer research

We had some great news today as one of our fantastic scientists, Tomas Lindahl, was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize for Chemistry along with Paul Modrich and...

Cancer Research UK invests £15 million to unite finest minds across UK to develop better treatments

Cancer Research UK has invested £15 million to inspire collaborative cancer research between scientists across the UK through a new awards scheme launched...

Bowel screening kit with extras could help save more lives

Thousands more people would take part in bowel cancer screening if the kit included extras, such as gloves and “poo catchers”.