Press releases

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

Overwhelming parental support for restrictions on junk food price promotions

An overwhelming majority of parents in Scotland blame price deals that offer extra items for free for tempting people to buy unhealthy food at supermarkets.

Lack of government action on NHS staffing undermines ambition to diagnose cancer early

Around 115,000 cancer patients in England are diagnosed too late to give them the best chance of survival

More than a billion fewer cigarettes smoked each year as people ditch the cigs

Around 1.4 billion fewer cigarettes are being smoked every year according to new research funded by Cancer Research UK

Removing cancer's protective barrier could boost immunotherapy treatments

Scientists may have found a way to pull down the protective wall that surrounds tumours, potentially re-exposing them to the killing power of the immune system.

Tesco Dance Beats donates £2 million for leading health charities

Tesco Dance Beats involved thousands of Tesco colleagues, members of the public, charity representatives and celebrities, raising £1 million.