Press releases

Scientists find molecular ‘breadcrumb trail’ that helps melanoma spread

Cancer Research UK scientists have discovered that melanoma cells are drawn to follow the ‘trail’ of a naturally-occurring molecule in the body.

Researchers reveal lung cancer can stay hidden for over 20 years

Scientists have discovered that lung cancers can lie dormant for over 20 years before suddenly turning into an aggressive form of the disease

Pharmacists lead the way in streamlining experimental cancer trials

Pharmacists from our Experimental Cancer Medicine Centres network are helping pilot a new scheme to cut clinical trials bureaucracy.

Immunotherapy could stop resistance to radiotherapy

Treating cancers with immunotherapy and radiotherapy at the same time could stop them from becoming resistant to treatment.

Targeted treatment could halt womb cancer growth

A drug which targets a key gene fault could halt an aggressive womb cancer and shrink tumours.