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.

E-cigarettes safer than smoking says long-term study

E-cigarettes are less toxic and safer to use compared to conventional cigarettes, according to research published in Annals of Internal Medicine

Women’s cancer rates rising faster than men’s

Cancer rates will climb nearly six times faster in women than in men over the next 20 years, according to the latest figures released today.

Big data brings breast cancer research forwards by 'decades'

Scientists have created a ‘map’ linking cell shape and genes in breast cancer, and matched it to real disease outcomes.

New research to act as catalyst to help GPs diagnose cancer

A revolutionary Cancer Research UK-funded project will investigate ways of bringing new and improved cancer diagnostic tests to GPs.

Study establishes new standard of care for pancreatic cancer patients

A combination of two chemotherapy drugs should be the new standard of care for pancreatic cancer patients who have had surgery surgery to remove their tumour.

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