Press releases

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

Tesco unveils new partnership to deliver Little Helps for healthier living

Three of the UK’s leading health charities have today come together with the UK’s leading food retailer to help tackle the nation’s biggest health challenges.

New research shows how alcohol damages DNA and increases cancer risk

Scientists have shown how alcohol damages DNA in stem cells, helping to explain why drinking increases your risk of cancer.

Cancer Research UK experts recognised in New Year Honours

Professor Caroline Dive and Professor Margaret Frame have been recognised for their services to cancer research in the New Year honours list.

Cancer Research UK announces drug discovery collaboration with Celgene Corporation

Cancer Research UK announces the signing of a five-year drug-discovery collaboration between its subsidiary, Cancer Research Technology, and Celgene Corporation

Health warnings on cigarettes could deter young people

Young people are less likely to try cigarettes with the printed health warning ‘Smoking kills’ on each stick than standard cigarettes.