Press releases

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

Smoking may limit body’s ability to fight dangerous form of skin cancer

Melanoma patients with a history of smoking cigarettes are 40 per cent less likely to survive their skin cancer than people who have never smoked

Baby boomers are the ultimate promise-keepers

91% of baby boomers state they haven’t broken a single promise in the past six months according to a poll* by Cancer Research UK’s new legacies campaign

Recurring infections could lead to delayed bladder or kidney cancer diagnosis

Women with bladder or kidney cancer may lose out on a prompt diagnosis if they are already being regularly treated for recurring urinary tract infections (UTIs)

Cancer Research UK’s Tiffany Hall wins CIO of the year at Women in IT awards

Cancer Research UK’s chief information officer Tiffany Hall has been awarded CIO of the Year at the recent Women in IT Awards 2019.

HPV shame could put women off cervical cancer screening

The social stigmas and myths surrounding the human papilloma virus (HPV) could make women anxious, putting them off cervical screening