Press releases

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

Liverpool scientists awarded £2.17 million by Cancer Research UK to spot pancreatic cancer early

Scientists in Liverpool have been awarded £2.17 million by Cancer Research UK to develop ways to spot pancreatic cancer earlier.

Cancer Research UK and AstraZeneca launch world class functional genomics centre

Cancer Research UK and AstraZeneca have announced that they are opening a new centre in the UK.

Cancer Research UK appoints new chief financial officer

Cancer Research UK have appointed Rita Akushie as the charity's new Chief Financial Officer, starting in January 2019

Women reveal reasons they reject a preventive treatment for breast cancer

Only around a fifth of women at higher risk of developing breast cancer think they need to take a drug proven to help prevent the disease.

Cancer Research UK, the Francis Crick Institute and Bristol-Myers Squibb join forces to map out lung cancer immunology

This collaboration will help develop a ‘rule book’ to guide precision combination immunotherapies and to speed up the development of new lung cancer treatments.