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.

DNA sculptures raise £250,000 at auction to help fund biomedical research centre

DNA-inspired sculptures, by world renowned artists and designers including Ai Weiwei and Zaha Hadid, raised £250,000 at auction for the Francis Crick...

Hollyoaks cast Stand Up To Cancer with cream cakes and brilliant bakes

The nation’s favourite Channel 4 soap stars have ditched The Dog for the kitchen in a quest to get the UK raising all-important funds for Stand Up To...

Portrait of Francis Crick’s DNA to be auctioned as part of campaign to fund biomedical research centre named after him

A portrait of Francis Crick’s DNA, and a sculpture designed by his granddaughter, Kindra Crick, are to be auctioned at Christie’s.

Scientists discover how to trap cancer cells before they spread

Researchers have discovered a new way to potentially ‘fence in’ a tumour and help stop cancer cells spreading.

Fewer, larger radiotherapy doses prove effective for prostate cancer patients

Giving fewer but higher doses of radiotherapy, is as effective at treating prostate cancer as giving lower doses for a longer period, according to new...