Press releases

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

Defiant men and women stand up to cancer and bare their scars in raw photo series

Sixteen men and women who have been diagnosed with cancer have taken part in a photoshoot for Stand Up To Cancer, giving an unfiltered look at the disease.

Secrets of lung cancer spread found in patients' blood and biopsies

Three studies from Cancer Research UK's TRACERx project reveal early signs that lung cancer may spread and become untreatable.

Record numbers beating breast cancer in the UK

More than 130,000 UK breast cancer deaths have been avoided in the last 30 years, according to our new analysis published to mark breast cancer awareness month.

Tasmanian devil research could help tackle immunotherapy resistance

A cluster of interacting proteins active in both human cancers and Tasmanian devil facial tumours, may give clues to how cancers evade the immune system

Cancer Research UK boost entrepreneurs in science

Cancer Research UK has announced new partnerships with DSV and Panacea to kick-start the charity’s first initiative to promote entrepreneurship