Cancer Research UK on Google+ Cancer Research UK on Facebook Cancer Research UK on Twitter
Donate

Let's beat cancer sooner

Pancreatic cancer and diabetes – a cellular case of chicken and egg

Category: Science blog November 29, 2016 0 comments

Diabetes and pancreatic cancer are linked, but how?

Read More

Jet lag and liver cancer – what’s the story?

Category: Science blog November 24, 2016 2 comments

Headlines suggested that jet lag could raise the risk of liver cancer. We spoke to an expert to find out the story.

Read More

Cuts to public health funding are crippling Stop Smoking Services

Category: Science blog November 16, 2016 1 comment

Our new report reveals that budget cuts across England mean councils are struggling to fund vital Stop Smoking Services.

Read More

10 things you might not know about alcohol and cancer

Category: Science blog November 14, 2016 49 comments

For alcohol awareness week we’re tackling some of the most frequently asked questions about alcohol and cancer.

Read More

NCRI Cancer Conference 2016: Day 4 – liver cancer, obesity, immunotherapy poo predictions and more

Category: Science blog November 10, 2016 0 comments

Read our final roundup from this year’s NCRI Cancer Conference, including how bacteria in the gut could help predict if immunotherapy will work.

Read More

NCRI Cancer Conference 2016: Day 2 – blood tests, virus treatments, preventing cancer and more

Category: Science blog November 7, 2016 0 comments

Read our highlights from day 2 of the NCRI Cancer Conference, including blood tests for cancer, viruses as cancer treatments, and prizes.

Read More

How GPs can encourage weight loss in just 30 seconds

Category: Science blog November 4, 2016 3 comments

We explore how a short chat with a GP can help kick start weight loss and potentially tackle obesity.

Read More

Scientists reveal genetic ‘signatures’ left by cigarette smoke

Category: Science blog November 3, 2016 2 comments

How does cigarette smoke harm our DNA to cause cancer? New research shows the complexity and severity of the situation.

Read More

More people are getting cancer, but what do the numbers really mean?

Category: Science blog October 12, 2016 14 comments

New figures we’ve released today estimate that by the year 2035, half a million people could be diagnosed with cancer each year in the UK.

Read More

The second biggest preventable cause of cancer: being overweight

Category: Science blog October 11, 2016 8 comments

We look at recent evidence linking obesity to more types of cancer than previously thought.

Read More