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.

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.

Former politician Ed gets 'ballsy' with journalists for Cancer Research UK

Former shadow chancellor Ed Balls turned the tables and put journalists in the hot seat helping to raise over £80,000 for Cancer Research UK’s life-saving work.

Ronan Keating joined by star guests at 11th Emeralds & Ivy Ball to help beat cancer sooner

More than 450 guests joined Ronan and Storm Keating for the 11th star-studded Emeralds & Ivy Ball, raising £606,000.

Takeaways and ready meals hit 100 million a week

New figures reveal that at least 79 million ready meals and 22 million fast-food and takeaway meals are eaten weekly by adults in the UK.

Collection of celebrity short stories raises money for research into children’s cancers

To coincide with World Book Day, 2 March 2017, Cancer Research UK Kids & Teens is launching a collection of short stories and poems written by celebrities.