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Latest news, press releases and blog posts from Cancer Research UK.

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Cancer Research UK invests in future world-leading scientists

Cancer Research UK has given a number of prestigious grants to new investigators who are set to become the eminent cancer scientists of the future.

Cancer Research UK scientists awarded Royal Society Fellowships

Two of Cancer Research UK's scientists have been elected as new Fellows of the Royal Society.

Expert calls for increase in lung cancer surgery

A leading lung cancer expert has estimated that up to 3,000 lives could be saved every year in Britain if surgery rates for the disease were increased.

It's a Tyne start for cancer survivor Findlay's Great World Run

A courageous cancer survivor jogged alone across the Tyne Bridge at 6.00am on Thursday, September 7th to highlight the start of his fundraising mission to run 24 half...

Professor Nic Jones appointed chief scientist of Cancer Research UK

A world-leading cancer researcher has been appointed as the next Chief Scientist of Cancer Research UK. Professor Nic Jones, currently Director of Cancer Research UKїs...

Two years on - fewer people intend to quit smoking following smoking ban peak

There has been a slight fall in the proportion of smokers who would like to try and quit, with 67 per cent of respondents to a recent survey claiming that they would be...