Cancer news

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

Charity launches DNA inspired London art trail

Twenty-one DNA double helix sculptures have appeared across London to raise awareness and funds for the Francis Crick Institute

News digest – New NICE guidelines, more simple blood tests, and chemical cocktails

This week NICE rolled out its new symptom-based guidelines for suspected cancers, aiming to cut delays between patients seeing their GP and being referred...

Cancer Research UK invests £15 million in new major centres

Cancer Research UK launches Major Centres in Oxford, Manchester and Cambridge today.

European data laws – where privacy meets progress in research

In the 1970s just one in four people with cancer survived for at least 10 years in the UK. Today half do. And research is behind this progress.


Acrobats create 'Human DNA Helix' to launch charity campaign

Cancer Research UK launch their final year of fundraising to raise £100 million pounds for the Francis Crick Institute.