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

Researchers uncover how breast cancer can spread to bone

Breast cancer cells can release a chemical that alters the structure of bones, making it easier for the cancer to spread, according to new laboratory...

Lower cancer survival in UK linked to delays in referring patients for tests

GPs in the UK are less likely to immediately refer people with possible cancer for tests or to a specialist than those in comparable countries.

Eating a Mediterranean diet could cut womb cancer risk

Women who eat a Mediterranean diet could cut their risk of womb cancer by more than half.

Healthy skin may carry DNA changes linked to cancer

Analysing normal skin cells is leading to a better understanding of skin cancer.

International DNA study heralds new era for prostate cancer trials

The vast majority of advanced prostate tumours contain genetic faults that make them sensitive to drugs already available or in development.