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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

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

Two of our Cancer Awareness Nurses at a stop of our Cancer Awareness Roadshow

Our nurses have answered some of the frequently asked questions they hear on our Cancer Awareness Roadshow and at Cancer Awareness in the Workplace sessions. Our nurses have answered some of the frequently asked questions they hear on our Cancer Awareness Roadshow and at Cancer Awareness in the Workplace sessions.

by Sophie Marshall | In depth | 2 March 2023

2 March 2023

A photograph of a family walking their dog in the shade.

Skin cancer death rates in UK men have more than tripled since the early 1970s, according to new analysis released today by Cancer Research UK. Skin cancer death rates in UK men have more than tripled since the early 1970s, according to new analysis released today by Cancer Research UK.

by Lilly Matson | News | 15 July 2022

15 July 2022

A photograph of Big Ben at night

From restricting sunbed use for under 18s, to banning smoking at work and in public places, here are 4 ways we’ve influenced cancer policy and made real change. From restricting sunbed use for under 18s, to banning smoking at work and in public places, here are 4 ways we’ve influenced cancer policy and made real change.

by Lilly Matson | In depth | 6 July 2022

6 July 2022

Picture of a sunny sky.

For almost all skin cancers, the environmental carcinogen is sunlight, according to Professor Richard Marais. Here's how scientists uncovered the link. For almost all skin cancers, the environmental carcinogen is sunlight, according to Professor Richard Marais. Here's how scientists uncovered the link.

by Katie Roberts | Analysis | 18 June 2019

18 June 2019

This entry is part 15 of 23 in the series Science Surgery
The sun

How long do you need to spend in the sun to make enough vitamin D? Cancer Research UK-funded research sheds new light on vitamin D and sun safety. How long do you need to spend in the sun to make enough vitamin D? Cancer Research UK-funded research sheds new light on vitamin D and sun safety.

by Nikki Smith | Analysis | 6 August 2018

6 August 2018

Luck
  • Health & Medicine
  • Science & Technology

Why cancer is (still) more than just ‘bad luck’

New research has uncovered a possible explanation for why some cancers are more common than others, we explore the details. New research has uncovered a possible explanation for why some cancers are more common than others, we explore the details.

by Emma Smith | Analysis | 25 August 2016

25 August 2016

To mark World Cancer Day, we take a look at how our discoveries over the decades are helping cancer patients all over the world right now. To mark World Cancer Day, we take a look at how our discoveries over the decades are helping cancer patients all over the world right now.

by Emma Smith | Analysis | 4 February 2016

4 February 2016