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Visitors at the National Biomarker Centre

Today marks the opening of the Cancer Research UK National Biomarker Centre, a new state-of-the-art facility in Manchester which will help experts detect cancer at an earlier stage – when there are usually more treatment options available. Today marks the opening of the Cancer Research UK National Biomarker Centre, a new state-of-the-art facility in Manchester which will help experts detect cancer at an earlier stage – when there are usually more treatment options available.

by Amy Warnock | News | 14 June 2024

14 June 2024

Anna Housley and her husband Tom. The BCAN-RAY project found that Anna has an increased risk of developing breast cancer. She now gets yearly mammograms.

One year in, the research project launched in memory of Sarah Harding is identifying younger women who may have a higher breast cancer risk. One year in, the research project launched in memory of Sarah Harding is identifying younger women who may have a higher breast cancer risk.

by Tim Gunn | News | 30 May 2024

30 May 2024

Researchers working in our Cambridge lab

Cancer Research UK announces universities across Scotland and England will receive a multimillion-pound cash injection to train more doctors as clinician scientists. Cancer Research UK announces universities across Scotland and England will receive a multimillion-pound cash injection to train more doctors as clinician scientists.

by Sophie Wedekind | News | 5 April 2024

5 April 2024

A Cancer Grand Challenges-branded graphic reading 'Announcing five new global Cancer Grand Challenges teams'
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Cancer Grand Challenges gives a record £100m to five cancer research teams

Cancer Grand Challenges has awarded five research teams up to £20m each in its largest ever funding round. They will now take on four of the biggest questions in cancer.   Cancer Grand Challenges has awarded five research teams up to £20m each in its largest ever funding round. They will now take on four of the biggest questions in cancer.  

by Tim Gunn | News, Analysis | 6 March 2024

6 March 2024

More Research, Less Cancer over an image of a researcher

Cancer Research UK has joined forces with a coalition of the world’s most renowned voices in the research community to call on high-value donors and philanthropists to help tackle cancer. Cancer Research UK has joined forces with a coalition of the world’s most renowned voices in the research community to call on high-value donors and philanthropists to help tackle cancer.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 22 February 2024

22 February 2024

Fireworks

Chair of the Board of the Cancer Research UK Scotland Institute, one of our Cancer Awareness Nurse Trainers, and two long-standing supporters are among those on the 2024 New Year Honours list Chair of the Board of the Cancer Research UK Scotland Institute, one of our Cancer Awareness Nurse Trainers, and two long-standing supporters are among those on the 2024 New Year Honours list

by Jacob Smith | News | 5 January 2024

5 January 2024

Smokefree UK Supporters gathered on College Green before the petition hand-in
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7 videos that defined cancer policy in 2023

It’s been another exciting year for policy at Cancer Research UK. So, to celebrate the end of the year, we’ve put together 7 videos that illustrate some of the fantastic progress we’ve made in 2023. It’s been another exciting year for policy at Cancer Research UK. So, to celebrate the end of the year, we’ve put together 7 videos that illustrate some of the fantastic progress we’ve made in 2023.

by Amelia Bruce | In depth | 27 December 2023

27 December 2023

A mother playing with her child

Cancer Research UK has today published an ambitious manifesto setting out how the next UK Government could dramatically improve cancer outcomes and prevent 20,000 cancer deaths a year by 2040.   Cancer Research UK has today published an ambitious manifesto setting out how the next UK Government could dramatically improve cancer outcomes and prevent 20,000 cancer deaths a year by 2040.  

by Jacob Smith | News | 28 November 2023

28 November 2023