Cancer news

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

Cancer In The News

‘Once in a career feeling’ as trial shows offering prostate cancer drug earlier improves survival

We take a look at results from the STAMPEDE clinical trial, which is researching how to improve treatment for men with prostate cancer.

News digest – new smoking regulations, booze warnings, belly fat and… chug some coffee?

Plain packs are here, booze warnings, proton beam therapy, belly fat and... could drinking coffee help stave off cancer? Here's our weekly news digest.

Introducing our Science Surgery series

Our new series, Science Surgery, gives you the opportunity to ask us questions about cancer science and research.

Alcohol and breast cancer – how big is the risk?

A new report on breast cancer risk has made the headlines - but what does the evidence say?

News digest – a new idea to tackle brain tumours, 3D printed ovaries, sunscreen and… breast milk?

An idea to use the Zika virus to tackle brain tumours, 3D printed ovaries, sunscreen and… is breast milk the next ‘cancer cure’? Here’s our weekly news digest.

From finding cancers’ paper trail to harnessing the power of the Zika virus – our latest Pioneer Awards

Find out about the pioneering ideas our researchers are putting to the test, from harnessing the power of the Zika virus to finding cancer’s paper trail.

News digest – vaping, dirty air, ‘carbon-dating’ cancer and… gardening?

Fewer vapers are smoking cigarettes, ‘carbon-dating’ cancer spread and... gardening to tackle childhood obesity? Here’s our weekly news digest.

News digest – Prostate cancer blood test, falling drinking rates, CRISPR-ing cancer cells and… a cancer-detecting bra?

Prostate cancer blood test, falling drinking rates, CRISPR-ing cancer cells and... a cancer-detecting bra? Here's our weekly news digest.

Testing a new immunotherapy treatment for neuroblastoma

A researcher explains an early stage clinical trial testing the potential of a new type of immunotherapy to treat neuroblastoma.

News digest – Lung cancer blood test, surges in kidney cancer, plain cigarette pack evidence and… chemo-loaded sperm?

Lung cancer blood test, surges in kidney cancer, plain cigarette pack evidence and… chemo-loaded sperm? Here's our weekly news digest.

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