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.

Lifetime weight gain linked to oesophageal and stomach cancers

People who are overweight in their twenties and become obese later in life may be three times more likely to develop oesophageal or upper stomach cancer.

More support needed for GPs to make best use of cancer preventing drugs

A new Cancer Research UK report reveals that GPs want more support when offering drugs that lower the risk of certain cancers.

Cancer Research UK announces inaugural Grand Challenge teams to answer the biggest questions in cancer

Cancer Research UK announces that four international teams are the first recipients of its global Grand Challenge competition.

Cancer Research Technology, UCL, and Tusk Therapeutics join forces to develop cancer immunotherapies

Cancer Research Technology, Tusk Therapeutics and UCL have signed an agreement to research, develop and commercialise an antibody-based therapeutic.

E-cigarettes safer than smoking says long-term study

E-cigarettes are less toxic and safer to use compared to conventional cigarettes, according to research published in Annals of Internal Medicine

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