Press releases

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

Action needed to stop takeaway temptation harming kids' diets

Fast food takeaways should be prevented from setting up business near to schools in Wales, according to a major new poll by Cancer Research UK.

Molecular patterns could better predict breast cancer recurrence

New research suggests the genetic and molecular make-up of individual breast tumours holds clues to how a woman’s disease could progress.

Cancer death rate higher for patients with mental health history

Cancer patients who have been hospitalised for mental health problems prior to their cancer diagnosis were more likely to die from their cancer

Brits risk unhealthy lifestyle as half the population walk less than an hour a day

Almost half (45%) of GB adults sit for six hours or more every day and might not be getting enough exercise, according to new research.

Calling all Star Bakers - The Great Stand Up To Cancer Bake Off is back!

To mark the return of the star-studded show, cooks across the country are being called on to grab their mixing bowls and whip up their very own signature bakes