Press releases

New drug target can break down cancer's barrier against treatment

Cancer Research UK scientists have found that targeting a molecule in blood vessels can make cancer therapy significantly more effective.

Piggy-backing cells hold clue to skin cancer growth

Skin cancer cells work together to spread further and faster, according to a new study published in Cell Reports.

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.