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.

Ximbio opens North America office in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Ximbio, a non-profit online one-stop-shop for the global life science community to share research resources, has opened its first North American headquarters.

Expert cancer meetings are under growing pressure

The increasing number of patients being discussed at expert cancer meetings means that specialists are under growing pressure.

Researchers reveal how cancer cells cope with genetic chaos

Scientists have uncovered how tumours are able to grow despite significant damage to the structure and number of their chromosomes - the storage units of DNA.

New test could detect ovarian cancer patients who are strongly responding to treatment

Scientists might be able to quickly predict how ovarian cancer patients are likely to respond to chemotherapy treatment using a simple blood test.

Cancer deaths will drop by 400,000 in next 20 years

Four hundred thousand fewer people will die from cancer over the next 20 years thanks to advances in research, according to figures by Cancer Research UK.

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