Press releases

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

Cancer death rate higher for patients with mental health history

Cancer patients who have been hospitalised for mental health problems prior to their cancer diagnosis were more likely to die from their cancer

Brits risk unhealthy lifestyle as half the population walk less than an hour a day

Almost half (45%) of GB adults sit for six hours or more every day and might not be getting enough exercise, according to new research.

Calling all Star Bakers - The Great Stand Up To Cancer Bake Off is back!

To mark the return of the star-studded show, cooks across the country are being called on to grab their mixing bowls and whip up their very own signature bakes

Drug Prices Based On Success Could Speed Up Cancer Patients' Treatment

Paying for cancer drugs based on how well they work in practice could help patients get new treatments faster, according to a Cancer Research UK report.

Smoking may limit body’s ability to fight dangerous form of skin cancer

Melanoma patients with a history of smoking cigarettes are 40 per cent less likely to survive their skin cancer than people who have never smoked