Press releases

Latest press releases from Cancer Research UK, as well as Cancer Research Technology, the National Cancer Research Institute and the British Journal of Cancer.

Anti-malaria drug could make tumours easier to treat

An anti-malaria drug could help radiotherapy destroy tumours according to a Cancer Research UK-funded study published in Nature Communications today.

Cancer Research UK boosts efforts to overcome deadliest cancer as rates climb

Cancer Research UK has tripled its investment in pancreatic cancer, one of the hardest cancers to treat, since launching its research strategy in 2014.

Last orders on cancer – Dryathlon September is back!

Cancer Research UK’s Dryathlon is challenging the nation to prove their willpower this September.

International collaboration to create new cancer models to accelerate research

An international project to develop a large, globally accessible, bank of new cancer cell culture models for the research community launches today.

Professor Karen Vousden appointed to chief scientist of Cancer Research UK

World-leading cancer scientist, Professor Karen Vousden, is appointed Cancer Research UK’s new chief scientist today.