Press releases

Latest press releases from Cancer Research UK, as well as the National Cancer Research Institute and the British Journal of Cancer.

Obesity could overtake smoking as biggest preventable cause of cancer in women

Obesity is set to overtake smoking as the biggest preventable cause of cancer among UK women in 25 years’ time

Liver cancer: UK’s fastest rising cause of cancer death to be tackled

A joint UK and European research project launches today to combat liver cancer, which is the fastest rising cause of cancer death in the UK.

European cancer research gets £30 million vote of confidence

Cancer Research UK is partnering with two of Europe’s leading cancer research charities to fund six international projects worth a total of around £30 million.

Star-studded cast join forces to show cancer it's payback time

A star-studded cast of actors have joined forces with cancer patients and survivors to feature in a powerful film, marking the return of Stand Up To Cancer.

London biotherapeutics powerhouse launched by Cancer Research UK

The city of London will be transformed into a world leading hub for cancer biotherapeutics research and treatment, with a new £14 million investment.