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 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

Melanoma’s ‘safe haven’ targeted for shut-down

Melanoma cells become drug resistant by using surrounding healthy cells to provide a ‘safe haven’ from treatment reveals new research published in Cancer...

Pensioners seven times more likely to get deadly skin cancer than 40 years ago

People over 65 are around seven times more likely to develop malignant melanoma compared to 40 years ago.