Press releases

Patients dismissing 'trivial' symptoms could delay cancer diagnosis

People who dismiss their symptoms as trivial or worry about wasting the doctor's time may decide against going to their GP with cancer warning symptoms

Cancer deaths in youngsters drop by nearly 60 per cent in 40 years

Cancer deaths in children and young people have fallen by 58 per cent in the past 40 years, according to new figures from Cancer Research UK.

Cancer Research UK welcomes Government action on standardised cig packs with voter support at a high of nearly three quarters

Plain, standardised tobacco packaging is a step closer to being introduced to the UK after the Government tabled regulations tonight.

Bioinvent’s BI-1206 antibody to enter collaborative phase I/II trial funded and conducted by Cancer Research UK, Cancer Research Technology and Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research

Cancer Research UK, Cancer Research Technology and Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research to trial BioInvent's antibody drug for non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Couples more likely to get healthy together

People are more successful in taking up healthy habits if their partner makes positive changes too, according to new research.

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