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.

Radiotherapy risks are much higher for smokers

Smokers treated for breast cancer have much higher risks than non-smokers of developing lung cancer or heart attack as a result of radiotherapy

Cancer Research UK to only contact supporters who have ‘opted in’ from 1 July 2017

Cancer Research UK is to become an ‘opt in’ charity on 1 July 2017, meaning it will only contact supporters who have given unambiguous and explicit permission.

22 UK charities announce their supporters can donate with Apple Pay

Apple Pay is making it easier and more secure for people in the UK to donate to their favourite charity from their iPhone, iPad or Mac, with just a touch.

Former politician Ed gets 'ballsy' with journalists for Cancer Research UK

Former shadow chancellor Ed Balls turned the tables and put journalists in the hot seat helping to raise over £80,000 for Cancer Research UK’s life-saving work.

Ronan Keating joined by star guests at 11th Emeralds & Ivy Ball to help beat cancer sooner

More than 450 guests joined Ronan and Storm Keating for the 11th star-studded Emeralds & Ivy Ball, raising £606,000.

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