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.

David Haye announces his biggest fight yet

David Haye, former world heavyweight champion, took to twitter to announce his next fight against his toughest opponent in aid of Stand Up To Cancer.

Annual UK cancer cases set to soar to half a million in less than 20 years

Five hundred thousand people will be diagnosed with cancer each year in the UK by 2035 if trends continue, according to a Cancer Research UK study

Roadmap to get new cancer scans into clinic

A team of international scientists has outlined key recommendations for a global standard for scanning biomarkers in cancer.

Receptionists could put people off seeing their GP

Forty per cent of people say that having to talk through their symptoms with doctors’ receptionists could put them off going to their GP.

1.7 million children started secondary school overweight or obese in last decade

During the last decade, 1,655,000 children have started secondary school overweight or obese in England.