Cancer news

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

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Worry about wasting GP’s time stopping people from reporting cancer symptoms

Worrying about wasting their GP’s time is stopping people reporting cancer alarm symptoms.

Impoverished background affects cancer risk later in life

A person’s risk of developing some cancers is affected by how they grew up, according to a new report by Cancer Research UK scientists.

Peter Andre hits the road to help beat cancer

Peter Andre visited nurses aboard the London Cancer Awareness Roadshow, to see the vital work funded by Cancer Research UK’s Peter Andre Fund.

Post-mortem cancer study goes national

Cancer Research UK invests £4 million investment to expand the UK’s first ever national study collecting blood and tissue samples from patients who have died.

Cancer Research UK invests £16 million into hard to treat cancers

Cancer Research UK is investing in four UK-wide collaborations today to inspire new approaches to understanding and treating cancers with low survival.

Cancer Research UK and Woman’s Own create special edition for GP surgeries

Cancer Research UK has partnered with Woman’s Own to create a special edition copy of the magazine that will be distributed solely to GP surgeries this summer.

First cancer patient in Europe scanned in Cambridge using new technique showing whether drugs work

The first cancer patient in Europe has been scanned with technique that could enable doctors to see whether a drug is working within a few days.

Cancer Research UK appoints new Trustee

Cancer Research UK today announced the appointment of Professor Alexander Eggermont MD PhD as a Trustee.

Cancer Research UK joins OHSU in collaboration to improve early detection of cancer

Cancer Research UK and the Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health & Science University have formed an international collaboration.

Celebrities get egged for charity

The UK’s favourite celebrities have been turned into egg art to mark the launch of Cancer Research UK’s Britain’s Biggest Breakfast campaign.