Together we will beat cancer


Women and girls in science: We won’t stop pushing for progress

For the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Michelle Mitchell, CEO of Cancer Research UK, highlights some of the barriers facing women in research and how the charity is trying to overcome them.

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New analysis reveals Black women in England more likely to be diagnosed with late-stage cancer

A new study has revealed that Black women from Caribbean and African backgrounds are more likely to be diagnosed with certain types of cancer at later stages, when treatment is less likely to be successful. 

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6 highlights from our Black in Cancer conference

Many cancers affect Black people differently. Often, their outcomes are worse. There’s a long way to go to change that, but this is how we can start.

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Interpreted cancer awareness workshops: talking about cancer with South-Asian communities

One of our interpreted Talk Cancer workshops has been recognised in the Royal Society of Public Health’s, Health and Wellbeing awards 2022.

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Why diversity in STEM is vital to cancer research

Cancer Research UK’s (CRUK) ambition to beat cancer relies on a diverse and inclusive scientific workforce. People are at the…

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First data in a decade highlights ethnic disparities in cancer

The first analysis in over 10 years looking at which ethnic groups in England are more likely to get cancer has now been published by Cancer Research UK analysts. 

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Health inequalities: “We have a moral duty to reduce them”

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Health inequalities

We talk to Professor Sir Michael Marmot, who’s been at the forefront of health inequality research for decades, to discuss what it is and how we can reduce it.

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Black in Cancer – That Cancer Conversation

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series That Cancer Conversation

From groundbreaking rare cancer research to ending up on Forbes 30 under 30, we chat to Sigourney Bell about her work in the lab and her global organisation, Black in Cancer.

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Investigating suspected prostate cancer: Improving GP-patient communication

A study published earlier this year uncovered some important differences in people’s experience of visiting the GP.

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Examining equality in our grant giving

As we share diversity data on how we fund research, we invite our researchers and other leading voices in EDI to give us their view.

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