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.

Two-thirds of bowel cancer patients aren’t advised to exercise despite health benefits

More than two-thirds (69 per cent) of bowel cancer patients say they weren’t advised to exercise regularly after their diagnosis.

Seeing the same doctor could affect time to cancer diagnosis

Whether or not patients see the same GP could affect how quickly bowel and lung cancers are diagnosed, according to a Cancer Research UK study.

Scientists decipher key steps in cancer development to improve treatment

Cancer Research UK scientists have discovered the timing of key genetic mistakes that fuel tumour growth.

Cancer Research Technology and Medivir collaborate to develop new class of cancer drugs

Cancer Research Technology and Medivir have jointly announced a partnership to develop a new class of drugs.

£5m stratified medicine programme launched to personalise care for bowel cancer patients

Cancer Research UK and the Medical Research Council jointly launched a Stratified Medicine Consortium to help personalise bowel cancer treatment