Cancer news

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

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.

MPs accepted tobacco company freebies over last five years

Dozens of MPs have accepted hospitality from major tobacco companies over the last five years.

Cancer waiting time targets – simply not good enough

We’ve known for some time that NHS cancer services are at a tipping point.

And over the last year, the NHS in England has failed to meet one of its...

Many hands make light work – the evolution of clinical trials

Today is International Clinical Trials Day, which aims to raise awareness of clinical trials – and their importance in modern medicine.

It falls on...