Press releases

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

Even moderate red and processed meat eaters at risk of bowel cancer

People who eat red and processed meat within department of health guidelines are still at increased risk of bowel cancer, a Cancer Research UK study* has found.

Cancer Research UK, LifeArc and Ono Pharma form cancer immunotherapy alliance

New immunotherapy drug targets for cancer will be progressed through a multimillion-pound drug discovery alliance announced today.

Special offers fuel obese shoppers

Shoppers whose supermarket trolleys are stacked with food and drink offered on special promotions have more than a 50% increased chance of being obese.

Action needed to stop takeaway temptation harming kids' diets

Fast food takeaways should be prevented from setting up business near to schools in Wales, according to a major new poll by Cancer Research UK.

Molecular patterns could better predict breast cancer recurrence

New research suggests the genetic and molecular make-up of individual breast tumours holds clues to how a woman’s disease could progress.