Press releases

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

Breast cancer survivor reclaims her body with striking tattoo following a double mastectomy

Breast cancer survivor Wendy Dresner, 54, from Leeds, has had a tattoo inked across her mastectomy scars by David Beckham’s ‘angel’ tattooist, Louis Molloy.

Cancer Research UK to test targeted drug in pancreatic cancer

A dual kinase inhibitor is entering a clinical trial for advanced pancreatic cancer in combination with gemcitabine.

Less chemotherapy better for older or frail patients with advanced stomach and oesophageal cancers

Less chemotherapy is as effective at controlling some advanced cancers for elderly patients, according to results of a Cancer Research UK funded trial.

£6 million fund to boost number of Scots doctors involved in cancer research

Overhaul of clinical training in Scotland to help retain women in the field.

Almost half of people diagnosed with cancer find it hard to ask for help, as many fear being pitied

According to new research published by Race for Life today, nearly half (47%) of people diagnosed with cancer said they found it hard to ask for help.

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