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.

Lower cancer survival in UK linked to delays in referring patients for tests

GPs in the UK are less likely to immediately refer people with possible cancer for tests or to a specialist than those in comparable countries.

Eating a Mediterranean diet could cut womb cancer risk

Women who eat a Mediterranean diet could cut their risk of womb cancer by more than half.

Chemo before surgery benefits patients with advanced ovarian cancer

Women with advanced ovarian cancer have fewer side effects and tend to have a better quality of life if given chemotherapy before surgery

NHS pressures at risk of stifling cancer research

Daily pressures on the NHS are having a serious impact on its ability to support world leading research into cancer.

Men with high oestrogen levels could be at greater risk of breast cancer

Men with naturally high levels of the female hormone oestrogen may have a greater risk of developing breast cancer.