Press releases

Campaigns improve awareness of cancer symptoms and boost GP visits

Awareness campaigns boost the public’s knowledge of lung and bowel cancer symptoms and increase the numbers who go to their doctor.

Healthy-looking prostate cells mask cancer-causing mutations

Prostate cells that look normal under the microscope may be hiding genetic mutations that could develop into cancer, according to new research.

Business leaders team up to run for Cancer Research UK

Chief executives from the world of business and finance are swapping the boardroom for the London Marathon to raise money for Cancer Research UK

Half a million children predicted to die from smoking as MPs head toward a vote on standard cig packs

Around 500,000 children will die from smoking when they are adults unless smoking rates are cut according to new Cancer Research UK figures.

Pancreatic cancer has four distinct types

Researchers have found that pancreatic cancer can be split into four unique types, a discovery that could help improve treatments for the disease.

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