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.

Hitgen and Cancer Research UK’s Manchester Institute enter licence agreement in lung cancer

Cancer Research UK, Cancer Research Technology and HitGen Ltd have entered into a licence agreement to develop a novel class of drugs in lung cancer.

One-off bowel scope cuts cancer risk for at least 17 years

A one-off bowel screening test reduces the risk of developing bowel cancer by more than one third and could save thousands of lives.

Lifetime weight gain linked to oesophageal and stomach cancers

People who are overweight in their twenties and become obese later in life may be three times more likely to develop oesophageal or upper stomach cancer.

More support needed for GPs to make best use of cancer preventing drugs

A new Cancer Research UK report reveals that GPs want more support when offering drugs that lower the risk of certain cancers.

Cancer Research UK announces inaugural Grand Challenge teams to answer the biggest questions in cancer

Cancer Research UK announces that four international teams are the first recipients of its global Grand Challenge competition.

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