Press releases

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

Blocking a survival mechanism could tackle melanoma treatment resistance

Researchers have demonstrated an approach which, used in parallel with existing treatments, wipes out the ‘survival system’ of cancer cells.

Cancer Research UK appoints new Executive Director of Fundraising and Marketing

Philip Almond joins the charity as executive director of fundraising and marketing

Ethnic minority women face more barriers to seeing their GP

Women from ethnic minority backgrounds report around twice as many barriers than white women to seeking help for potential cancer symptoms.

Matteo Berrettini surprises young tennis star and cancer survivor

13-year-old cancer survivor & aspiring tennis star meets Matteo Berrettini & Rafael Nadal to highlight the Cancer Research UK and Nitto ATP Finals partnership

Vitamin D dials down the aggression in melanoma cells

Vitamin D influences the behaviour of melanoma cells in the lab by making them less aggressive, Cancer Research UK scientists have found.