Cancer news

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

News digest – lung cancer, immunotherapy, screening and… orange juice?

We released new lung cancer statistics showing how cases of the disease among women have reached 20,000. Here’s our press release – the story got wide...

Our new Pioneer Awards funding scheme – high-risk, high-reward, high-impact

A year ago we published our latest Research Strategy, setting out how we intend to continue, and capitalise on, our rapidly exploding understanding of...

Fishing for clues – how ‘liquid biopsies’ are uncovering cancer’s secrets

It takes just three minutes for a precious 10 millilitre blood sample to be carried from the specialist cancer wards of the Christie Hospital in Manchester...

Women’s lung cancer cases hit 20,000

Cases of lung cancer in women have reached 20,000 a year in the UK for the first time since records began, according to new Cancer Research UK statistics...

New cancer Pioneer Award for revolutionary ideas

Cancer Research UK has launched a new funding scheme inviting all innovative thinkers to submit potentially ground-breaking project ideas to help beat...

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