Cancer news

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

Oral rinses could help monitor patients with HPV-linked throat cancer

Traces of DNA from the human papillomavirus found in oral rinses could lead to a way to track how throat cancer responds to treatment.

Cancer patients lose faith in healthcare system if referred late by GP

If it takes more than three trips to the GP to be referred for cancer tests, patients are more likely to be dissatisfied with their overall care.

Black men twice as likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer as white men

Black men have double the risk of being both diagnosed with, and dying from, prostate cancer at some point in their lives compared with white men.

Prostate cancer is five different diseases

Scientists have for the first time identified that there are five distinct types of prostate cancer and found a way to distinguish between them

The five faces of prostate cancer?

For a long time, cancer was believed to be one disease. But as our understanding has grown over the last 20 years, so has our awareness of its complexity....