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.

Trial to test for Barrett’s oesophagus launches in GP surgeries across the UK

A Cancer Research UK-funded trial allowing GP surgeries to test for Barrett’s oesophagus launches today.

New era in precision medicine for pancreatic cancer

New treatments for pancreatic cancer are set to be transformed by a network of clinical trials - to find the right trial for the right patient.

Radiotherapy risks are much higher for smokers

Smokers treated for breast cancer have much higher risks than non-smokers of developing lung cancer or heart attack as a result of radiotherapy

Cancer Research UK to only contact supporters who have ‘opted in’ from 1 July 2017

Cancer Research UK is to become an ‘opt in’ charity on 1 July 2017, meaning it will only contact supporters who have given unambiguous and explicit permission.

22 UK charities announce their supporters can donate with Apple Pay

Apple Pay is making it easier and more secure for people in the UK to donate to their favourite charity from their iPhone, iPad or Mac, with just a touch.

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