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.

Naturally occurring symptoms may be mistaken for tamoxifen side-effects

Women taking tamoxifen to prevent breast cancer were less likely to continue taking the drug if they suffered nausea and vomiting, according to new data.

Cancer Research Technology pioneer fund announces investment in blood cancer drugs

The Cancer Research Technology (CRT) Pioneer Fund announced an investment to develop a promising new class of drugs for blood cancer.

App launched to help doctors assess risk of lung cancer in people with lung nodules

A new smartphone app has been launched to help guide doctors on the next steps for patients who have small masses of tissue in their lungs.

£226 million UK investment in cancer research announced

Cancer Research UK has announced the largest investment to date into its network of Centres across the UK.

Mouth cancer rates soar over 20 years

A new Cancer Research UK analysis reveals that rates of mouth (oral) cancer have jumped by 68 per cent in the UK over the last 20 years.