Press releases

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

Cancer Research UK's Chief Executive to stand down in spring 2018

Sir Harpal Kumar, Cancer Research UK's Chief Executive, has announced that after more than 10 years leading the charity he will conclude his role in spring 2018

Brave women stand up to cancer and bare their mastectomy scars

Powerful images have been released as part of the Stand Up To Cancer campaign and the project coincides with Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October.

Women with disabilities may be missing out on cancer screening

Women with disabilities are a third less likely to participate in breast cancer screening and a quarter less likely to take part in bowel cancer screening.

Denise Welch opens up about losing her mum to cancer and shares happy memories from the extra 20 years research gave her

Denise backs campaign encouraging people to support Cancer Research UK's lifesaving research by 'opting-in' to hear from them.

Stand Up To Cancer is back! Celebrities urge the nation to join the rebellion against cancer

Stars of the stage and screen join forces and channel their inner rebel to launch Stand Up To Cancer.