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.

Cancer Research UK congratulates public health minister Jane Ellison on receiving WHO award

Public Health Minister Jane Ellison MP has been awarded the World Health Organisation Director-General Special Award ahead of World No Tobacco Day.

International trial for children’s brain tumours launches in the UK

Cancer Research UK Kids & Teens launches the UK arm of a large international clinical trial* for a type of children’s brain tumour, called ependymoma.

Cancer Research Technology and Pangaea Biotech sign license agreement for new cancer drugs

Cancer Research Technology (CRT) has entered into a license agreement with Spanish firm Pangaea Biotech to develop p21-activated kinase (PAK) inhibitor drugs.

Worry about wasting GP’s time stopping people from reporting cancer symptoms

Worrying about wasting their GP’s time is stopping people reporting cancer alarm symptoms.

Cancer clinical trials to be streamlined to bring new treatments to UK patients sooner

Set up and delivery of UK cancer multi-centre clinical trials will become more efficient and easier to get off the ground, thanks to a new agreement between UK