Cancer news

Latest news, press releases and blog posts from Cancer Research UK.

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Breast cancer death rates continue to fall in UK

Breast cancer death rates will fall in the UK and across nearly all EU countries in 2019, a new study predicts.

Science Snaps: Revealing a potential new marker for aggressive prostate cancer

Our scientists have uncovered a new marker that's found on treatment-resistant prostate cancer cells.

Cell culture shock – a scientist’s hunt for the perfect cocktail

Lab-grown cells live on liquid food called cell culture media. But off-the-shelf recipes could be skewing experiments, posing a challenge for cancer research.

Government proposes banning junk food ads before 9pm

Junk food adverts on TV and online could be banned before 9pm as part of Government plans to help tackle childhood obesity.

News digest – online prostate cancer predictor, NHS waiting times, breast cancer rulebook and Bluetooth headphones

In this week’s news: prostate cancer predictions, NHS waiting times, breast cancer rulebook rewritten and do wireless headphones cause cancer?

Stop Smoking Services stubbed out across England

Government funding cuts have led to declining Stop Smoking Services across England, a new report has revealed.

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.

Rewriting the breast cancer rulebook 

Our scientists are rewriting the breast cancer rulebook. By looking at faults in tumour DNA, they've found that breast cancer is not 1 but 10 different diseases each with...

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.

CAR T cell immunotherapy for lymphoma rejected in Scotland

Patients living with an aggressive form of lymphoma in Scotland will not get access to a new immunotherapy treatment after it was rejected for use on the NHS.

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