Press releases

No increased risk of cancer near Sellafield or Dounreay in recent years

Children, teenagers and young adults living near Sellafield or Dounreay since the 1990s are not at an increased risk of developing cancer.

Queen’s University Belfast researchers’ breakthrough leads to new clinical trial in bowel cancer

Scientists have discovered how two genes cause bowel cancer cells to become resistant to treatments used against the disease.

A pinch of Jamie Oliver, a dash of Stephen Fry and a spot of Pharrell Williams - the perfect ingredients for a great British BBQ!

This summer’s most sought after celebrity BBQ guests have been revealed in a new survey to tie in with Cancer Research UK's BBQ fundraising campaign.

Cancer Research UK's new funding scheme to nurture future world-leading scientists

A new funding scheme will support mid-career scientists looking to take the next steps in their careers.

Four in 10 pancreatic cancers could be prevented by lifestyle changes

Almost 40 per cent of pancreatic cancers – one of the deadliest forms of cancer – could be avoided by maintaining a healthy weight and not smoking.