Press releases

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

Cancer Research UK's new chief executive takes up post

Michelle Mitchell OBE, Cancer Research UK’s new CEO, begins her leadership of the charity today, 12 November 2018.

Doctor and dad duo design new 'cancer maps' to aid diagnosis

A GP and his dad have invented a new online mind-mapping tool for doctors that aims to help GPs speed up cancer diagnosis

Study shows potential to develop brain tumour liquid biopsies

Scientists are making strides in developing liquid biopsies for brain tumours by detecting tumour DNA in the fluid from around the brain and spine.

Cancer trial shows treating the prostate with radiotherapy improves survival

Treating the prostate with radiotherapy alongside standard treatment led to a 11 per cent* increase in survival for some men with advanced prostate cancer.

Chelsea legend Gianfranco Zola surprises Blues fan and cancer survivor

Gianfranco Zola gave eighteen-year-old Ed Garside the surprise of his life in a special meeting organised by Stand Up To Cancer’s official partner, Hyundai Moto

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