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The latest news in cancer research, health and policy by Cancer Research UK.

We cover developments in cancer treatments, research into cancer risk and diagnosis as well as the latest cancer science stories. You'll also find analysis and comment on health and cancer policy. 


“Philanthropists will be younger and more diverse, and will want to see more evidence”: Chris Gethin on the future of major giving

Director of Philanthropy, Chris Gethin, shares his thoughts on what major giving will look like in 10 years’ time

Mark Radcliffe loved sitting here…and still does thanks to advances in cancer research

The £20m ‘Re-Write Cancer’ campaign launches to build a world-class cancer research facility in Manchester.

Tennis aces Greg Rusedski and Ross Hutchins serve up a treasure hunt in Cancer Research UK shops

Greg Rusedski and Ross Hutchins volunteered at one of Cancer Research UK’s shops to launch the two-year partnership between CRUK and the Nitto ATP Finals.

Cancer Research UK and Nitto ATP Finals team up to help beat cancer

The ATP and Cancer Research UK have today announced a new partnership for the final two editions of the Nitto ATP Finals in London (2019-2020).

Everyday changes to diet and exercise could avoid 26,000 cases of cancer a year in women

Around 500 cases of cancer in women every week in the UK could be prevented by keeping a healthy weight and increasing exercise.