Press releases

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

NHS staff shortages: urgent action needed to safeguard cancer services and help more people survive

Progress in improving cancer survival is at risk of being limited by staff shortages, an inquiry into the future of cancer care in Scotland has concluded.

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