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.

Scientists solve breast and ovarian cancer genetic mystery

Francis Crick Institute scientists have solved a decades-old mystery and helped to unravel the genetic cause of some breast and ovarian cancers

New drug combo could make cancer more sensitive to chemo

Combining chemotherapy with new drugs that target a protein that helps cancer cells to withstand chemotherapy could drastically improve treatment

‘Jumping genes’ may drive oesophageal cancer

Scientists have found that ‘jumping genes’ may add to the genetic chaos behind more than three-quarters of oesophageal cancer cases.

Cancer Research UK and Cancer Research Technology announce partnership with Monopar Therapeutics to develop new oncology compound

Cancer Research UK, Cancer Research Technology (CRT) and Monopar Therapeutics LLC will take forward an antibody treatment HuATN-658 into clinical trials...

Less intensive chemo avoids irreversible side effects in children’s cancer

Children with a rare type of cancer called Wilms’ tumour who are at low risk of relapsing can now be given less intensive treatment.

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