Press releases

Almost 2,000 lung cancer patients missing out on surgery every year

Around 1,800 lung cancer patients may be missing out on life-saving surgery each year, according to new statistics from Cancer Research UK.

Research reveals how lymph nodes expand during disease

Scientists have discovered that specialised immune cells trigger the expansion of immune organs called lymph nodes

Biological therapies get £10m boost from Cancer Research UK to offer patients more treatments

Discovering and developing the next generation of biological based treatments are at the heart of Cancer Research UK’s biotherapeutics funding schemes.

UK’s second Stand Up to Cancer event raises over £14.5 million for vital research

The live TV fundraiser - Stand Up To Cancer - from Channel 4 and Cancer Research UK raised an incredible £14,520,756 for research into cancer.

Scientists find molecular ‘breadcrumb trail’ that helps melanoma spread

Cancer Research UK scientists have discovered that melanoma cells are drawn to follow the ‘trail’ of a naturally-occurring molecule in the body.