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

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Cancer Research UK announces Trustee appointment

Cancer Research UK today (Wednesday 17 September) announced the appointment of Roger Matthews to its Council of Trustees. Mr Matthews has also been appointed Chair of the...

Hitting the high notes: UK women and celebrities unite for charity record

Hundreds of women from across the UK have joined over 20 celebrities to record a unique charity single in aid of Cancer Research UK's Race for Life. The single, due to be...

PM supports world-class medical research centre

The prime minister has thrown his support behind a unique Ј500 million medical research partnership that will see a world-class centre established in the heart of London...

US government approves prostate cancer treatment vaccine

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new 'cancer vaccine' for treating men with advanced prostate cancer.

New network to boost radiotherapy research in UK

A new network to help modernise radiotherapy research throughout the UK is being launched today which will bring a host of benefits to cancer patients.

Cancer Research UK invests in future world-leading scientists

Cancer Research UK has given a number of prestigious grants to new investigators who are set to become the eminent cancer scientists of the future.

US research rewrites understanding of skin cancer

US scientists believe that new research has rewritten our understanding of how the sun's ultraviolet (UV) radiation causes skin tanning.

It's a Tyne start for cancer survivor Findlay's Great World Run

A courageous cancer survivor jogged alone across the Tyne Bridge at 6.00am on Thursday, September 7th to highlight the start of his fundraising mission to run 24 half...

Professor Nic Jones appointed chief scientist of Cancer Research UK

A world-leading cancer researcher has been appointed as the next Chief Scientist of Cancer Research UK. Professor Nic Jones, currently Director of Cancer Research UKїs...