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Our Press team
We publicise the charity's world class scientific and medical research along with the cancer prevention campaigns carried out by Cancer Research UK.
The team also provides comment on clinical and prevention research from around the world as well as other cancer developments in the wider scientific community.
If you are a journalist, call us on 020 3469 8300 or out of hours on 07050 264 059. If you have a non-urgent enquiry, please contact email@example.com.
Our PR team
We provide the national media with information on all of the charity’s fundraising activities (such as Race for Life and Stand Up To Cancer), including case studies and celebrity spokespeople, corporate partnerships and products.
The PR team also provides facts and figures about the charity’s finances and non-scientific policies, such as HR practices or sector-wide issues such as Gift Aid.
If you are a journalist, call us on 020 3469 8315 or out of hours on 07050 264 059.
Our Regional Press team
We are responsible for securing regional media coverage of our science, health awareness, and fundraising activities, ensuring that Cancer Research UK speaks with a local voice.
Please note, if you are looking for general information about Cancer Research UK, help with fundraising or to find out how to support the charity, please call our Customer Services on 0300 123 1861.
If you are a regional journalist, contact your local press officer on:
Linda Summerhayes 07824 600540 / 0131 718 6357
Lisa Adams 07713 687200
Jean Walsh (Mon-Thurs) 07887 678451
North East, Yorkshire & North Midlands
Tyne & Wear Co Durham Cleveland Northumberland Teesside Yorkshire Derbyshire Nottinghamshire
Nicki Embleton 07775 916502
Lisa Millett 07900 137935
North West & Cumbria
Greater Manchester Cheshire Merseyside Lancashire Cumbria Isle of Man
Jane Bullock 07810 505535
Ali Barbuti 07467 337109
Midlands & Anglia
West Midlands Warwickshire Shropshire Staffordshire Herefordshire Worcestershire Leicestershire
Paula Young (Mon-Thurs) 07786 510438
Jane Redman (Tues-Fri) 07918 650670
Lincolnshire Northamptonshire Cambridgeshire Suffolk Norfolk Essex
Danielle Glavin 07467 337112
Wales & South West
Avon Cornwall Somerset Devon Wales
Karen Davis (Mon - Thurs) 07786 704571
Alison Birkett (Tues - Fri) 07918 653002
London & South East
Greater London Kent Surrey East Sussex West Sussex Sovereign Bases
Emily Attwood 07467 337102
Lynn Daly 07766 070705
Oxon Hampshire Hertfordshire Buckinghamshire Wiltshire Bedfordshire Dorset Gloucestershire Berkshire Isle of White Channel Islands
Helen Johnstone 07768987925
Lynn Daly 07766 070705
News & multimedia team
Our news & multimedia team – which is separate from our press office – manages the Cancer Research UK newsfeed and blog. These articles cover new developments in cancer research, health and policy, and cast a critical eye over coverage in the wider media. Our news reports are often produced in collaboration with the Press Association or other third party agencies – Cancer Research UK has full and active editorial control of this process, but the comments and opinions contained therein do not reflect those of Cancer Research UK unless explicitly stated. If you have an query about any of these articles, you can contact the editorial team on firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note this address does not reach the Press Office, see above for their contact details.
Cancer Research UK provides cancer incidence, mortality and survival statistics and information on cancer causes and treatment.