Cancer news

The latest news in cancer research, health and policy by Cancer Research UK.

We cover developments in cancer treatments, research into cancer risk and diagnosis as well as the latest cancer science stories. You'll also find analysis and comment on health and cancer policy. 

Research Policy

Cancer Research UK increases war chest by 50 per cent to open new fronts to tackle cancers' challenges

Cancer Research UK aims to increase funding into research by over 50% during the next five to 10 years as part of its ambitious new research strategy.

New clinical trial rules boost patient benefit in Europe

The European Parliament's new rules governing clinical trials are to help improve treatments and make Europe a more attractive place for research.

New EU legislation would halt research and put lives at risk, warns Cancer Research UK

Lives will be lost due to changes to European Union (EU) legislation that would put research in the UK under serious threat.