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.

Public back ban on children’s junk food advertising

Three quarters of the UK public back a ban on junk food advertising before the 9pm TV watershed.

Cancer death rates fall by almost 10 per cent in 10 years

Cancer death rates in the UK have fallen by nearly 10 per cent over 10 years according to the latest analysis released on World Cancer Day.

Backing from their GP could lead thousands more to take bowel cancer test

Almost 40,000 more people might take a bowel cancer test in England each year if the letter inviting them to do so was endorsed by their GP.

CRT announces license agreement with MSD to develop inhibitors of PRMT5 for cancer and blood disorders

Cancer Research Technology (CRT) – the development and commercialisation arm of Cancer Research UK – has today entered into a license agreement with MSD.

Cancer Research UK urges government to make big tobacco cough up

Cancer Research UK is calling on the Government to make the tobacco industry pay for the damage it causes and help reduce the number of deaths linked to smoking