Press releases

Latest press releases from Cancer Research UK, as well as the National Cancer Research Institute and the British Journal of Cancer.

New chemotherapy approach offers breast cancer patients a better quality of life

The chemotherapy drug capecitabine gives patients a better quality of life and is as effective at preventing breast cancer from returning as the alternative CMF

Statement on the death of Professor Patrick Johnston

Cancer Research UK statement on the death of Professor Patrick Johnston in Belfast.

Adding abiraterone to standard treatment improves prostate cancer survival by 40 per cent

Adding abiraterone to hormone therapy at the start of treatment for prostate cancer improves survival by 37 per cent.

Report reveals benefits of EU-UK medical research partnerships

A new report reveals that partnerships between UK and EU medical researchers have increased the value of research, benefiting patients across Europe

Majority of time-pressed Brits walk less than a mile a day

Stagnant Brits struggle to walk more than a mile a day according to new research from Cancer Research UK’s Walk All Over Cancer campaign published today.

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