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Prime Minister Rishi Sunak speaks at the 2023 Conservative Party Conference

Ian Walker reflects on Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's announcements on tobacco at the Conservative Party Conference on Wednesday Ian Walker reflects on Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's announcements on tobacco at the Conservative Party Conference on Wednesday

by Ian Walker | Opinion | 6 October 2023

6 October 2023

Dr Matt Hoare explores the cancerisation field effect in liver disease and thinks cancer researchers need to pay attention to the increasing incidence of metabolic disorders… Dr Matt Hoare explores the cancerisation field effect in liver disease and thinks cancer researchers need to pay attention to the increasing incidence of metabolic disorders…

by Phil Prime | Interview | 3 October 2023

3 October 2023

Cancer Research UK Campaigners outside number 10 Downing street with MPs Bob Blackman, John McNally and Martyn Day.

On Wednesday 13 September, Cancer Research UK Ambassadors and staff headed to Number 10, joined by cross-party Councillors, MPs, Cancer Research UK partners and representatives from other health charities to hand in our Smokefree UK petition. On Wednesday 13 September, Cancer Research UK Ambassadors and staff headed to Number 10, joined by cross-party Councillors, MPs, Cancer Research UK partners and representatives from other health charities to hand in our Smokefree UK petition.

by Sam Johnson-Audini | News | 29 September 2023

29 September 2023

broken cigarette on yellow background

Cancer Research UK's latest analysis has revealed that the most deprived of the population in England won’t be smokefree until after 2050. Cancer Research UK's latest analysis has revealed that the most deprived of the population in England won’t be smokefree until after 2050.

by Sophie Wedekind | News | 28 September 2023

28 September 2023

Steph Phillips, Dr Miriam Dixon-Zegeye & Professor Sarah Blagden

We're funding the UK's first precision cancer prevention trial unit. It's testing a drug that could help protect people with Li Fraumeni Syndrome, a genetic condition that can lead to a more than 90% lifetime risk of cancer, against the disease. We're funding the UK's first precision cancer prevention trial unit. It's testing a drug that could help protect people with Li Fraumeni Syndrome, a genetic condition that can lead to a more than 90% lifetime risk of cancer, against the disease.

by Tim Gunn | In depth | 19 September 2023

19 September 2023

A female researcher in the lab smiling

Thanks to advances in cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment, more than one million deaths have been avoided in the UK since the mid-1980s. We’re celebrating just a few of our cancer research milestones over the past 40 years. And, to show just what they mean, we’re highlighting some of the special moments they’ve made possible.  Thanks to advances in cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment, more than one million deaths have been avoided in the UK since the mid-1980s. We’re celebrating just a few of our cancer research milestones over the past 40 years. And, to show just what they mean, we’re highlighting some of the special moments they’ve made possible. 

by Amy Warnock | In depth | 1 September 2023

1 September 2023

Four bowls containing brown, white, granulated and cubed sugar.
  • Science & Technology
  • Health & Medicine

Sugar and cancer – what you need to know

We take a look at claims that sugar 'feeds' cancer cells and explore the links between the amount of sugar in our diets and obesity. We take a look at claims that sugar 'feeds' cancer cells and explore the links between the amount of sugar in our diets and obesity.

by Cancer Research UK | In depth | 16 August 2023

16 August 2023

Two adults and a child sitting on a picnic blanket

Find out more about some common sun safety myths and learn how to stay sun safe this summer Find out more about some common sun safety myths and learn how to stay sun safe this summer

by Beth Vincent | In depth | 31 July 2023

31 July 2023

A bowl of sweetener and a notepad with the chemical structure of aspartame

The IARC have recently classified aspartame as possibly carcinogenic to humans. But what does that really mean and do we need to worry? The IARC have recently classified aspartame as possibly carcinogenic to humans. But what does that really mean and do we need to worry?

by Maxine Lenza | Analysis | 14 July 2023

14 July 2023

Melanoma skin cancer cases in the UK have reached an all-time high according to new analysis released today from Cancer Research UK. Melanoma skin cancer cases in the UK have reached an all-time high according to new analysis released today from Cancer Research UK.

by Sophie Wedekind | News | 7 July 2023

7 July 2023