Cancer news

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


Vigorous exercise reduces tiredness in testicular cancer survivors

High intensity interval training reduces tiredness and improves self-esteem for testicular cancer survivors.

Cancer Research UK becomes one of the first major charities to pay all interns

Cancer Research UK today announced that from June 2018 all its internships will be paid.

Millennials shun face-to-face conversations for online chats

Millennials are shunning face-to-face conversations, preferring to chat online according to research.

Cancer Research UK's Chief Executive to stand down in spring 2018

Sir Harpal Kumar, Cancer Research UK's Chief Executive, has announced that after more than 10 years leading the charity he will conclude his role in spring 2018

Denise Welch opens up about losing her mum to cancer and shares happy memories from the extra 20 years research gave her

Denise backs campaign encouraging people to support Cancer Research UK's lifesaving research by 'opting-in' to hear from them.

Children share their experiences of cancer to mark Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Cancer Research UK Kids & Teens meet four inspirational children who shared the harsh reality of being diagnosed with the disease.

Majority of time-pressed Brits walk less than a mile a day

Stagnant Brits struggle to walk more than a mile a day according to new research from Cancer Research UK’s Walk All Over Cancer campaign published today.

Cancer Research UK launches online course to help people talk about cancer

Cancer Research UK is launching its first online course to help people have more confident conversations about cancer.

Action needed as Wales cancer services struggle

An ambitious new plan for cancer services in Wales is urgently needed to cope with growing numbers of people being diagnosed with the disease.

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.