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.

A third of emergency cancer patients have not seen their GP

Around one third of cancer patients diagnosed as an emergency in England had not consulted their doctor beforehand, according to a Cancer Research UK study.

The NCRI partnership launches new five-year strategy to accelerate progress in cancer research

The National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) launches its new five-year strategy today to accelerate progress in cancer research through collaboration.

Obesity behind surge in kidney cancers

An estimated 20,000 kidney cancer cases have been caused by obesity over the last decade in England, according to new figures from Cancer Research UK.

Amino acids in diet could be key to starving cancer

Cutting out certain amino acids – the building blocks of proteins – from the diet of mice slows tumour growth and prolongs survival.

CRT pioneer fund, Cancer Research UK and NCI collaborate to boost research against the ‘undruggable’ RAS

Cancer Research UK and the Cancer Research Technology Pioneer Fund have committed £2.5 million in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute.

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