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.

Majority of time-pressed Brits walk less than a mile a day

Stagnant Brits struggle to walk more than a mile a day according to new research from Cancer Research UK’s Walk All Over Cancer campaign published today.

Where body fat is carried can predict cancer risk

Scientists have found that carrying fat around your middle could be as good an indicator of cancer risk as body mass index (BMI).

Scientists to test Zika virus on brain tumours

In a revolutionary first, Cancer Research UK-funded scientists will test whether the Zika virus can destroy brain tumour cells.

Drug improves survival of patients with rare cancer by almost a quarter

Patients who take capecitabine after surgery for bile duct cancer live for almost a year and a half longer than those not given the drug.

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