Press releases

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

Tumour liquefying microbubbles: UK’s first convergence science centre officially launches

Using ultrasound technology to liquefy cancer cells is just one of the projects at the new £13 million Cancer Research UK Convergence Science Centre.

Cancer Research UK funding tops half a billion pounds

Cancer Research UK raised £540m in fundraising income in the last financial year, in one of its most successful fundraising years so far.

Skin cancer rates rocket by 45% in 10 years

Melanoma skin cancer incidence rates have soared by 45% since 2004, according to the latest figures released by Cancer Research UK.

Santa makes an off-duty summer appearance to surprise children with cancer

Ollie, Connor & Kyna attended the Cancer Research UK kids & teens star awards party after missing out on Christmas due to treatment.

Obese people outnumber smokers two to one

People who are obese now outnumber people who smoke two to one in the UK, and excess weight trumps smoking as the leading cause of four different cancer types.