Cancer news

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

News Post List

A lasting immune impression could boost blood cancer treatments

Our researchers may have found a new way to tap into the power of the immune system to fight cancer. Read about their work

News digest – an unhealthy ‘cake culture’, sugary breakfasts, sound waves, faulty ‘switches’ and… ketchup?

News digest: The unhealthy office ‘cake culture’; targeting cancer spread; soundwave technology; missed cancer waiting times, and… could trading ketchup for chilli sauce...

Your Health Hubs – helping people to make new healthy habits

Find our about how our Your Health Hub programme is helping people stick to their healthy habits.

News digest – ‘genetic chaos’, cancer screening, ‘weekend warriors’, personalised medicine and… Nutella?

How cancer deals with ‘genetic chaos’, changes to cancer screening, health benefits for ‘weekend warriors’, the progress of personalised medicine and… what’s the story...

Live from inside the human body: robots, blue dye and bowel cancer

In a world first, we've just broadcast a colonoscopy live on TV with Channel 4 to demystify and take the fear out of this procedure.

Meet the scientists tackling brain tumours, investigating a cancer ‘master switch’ and much more

Meet our new leaders, who are spearheading research to tackle some of the biggest questions we need to answer to help more people survive cancer.

Sun exposure at work could lead to one skin cancer death a week

Working in the sun could lead to one death and around five new cases of melanoma skin cancer a week.

Cancer Research Technology and Varleigh DX (UK) Ltd launch test to support diagnosis of pancreatic cancer

Cancer Research Technology and Varleigh Dx have jointly launched a new test as an aid in the diagnosis of patients with pancreatic cancer.

Cancer Research UK and Channel 4 to broadcast world’s first TV advert live from inside the human body

A 90 second advert on 18 January will give viewers a unique opportunity to see live inside the human body

Ximbio opens North America office in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Ximbio, a non-profit online one-stop-shop for the global life science community to share research resources, has opened its first North American headquarters.

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