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A young Nepalese girl standing among a group of women

Through the International Cancer Prevention programme, we’re helping to expand access to HPV vaccination for adolescent girls in low and middle income countries, to prevent cervical cancer. Through the International Cancer Prevention programme, we’re helping to expand access to HPV vaccination for adolescent girls in low and middle income countries, to prevent cervical cancer.

by Elle Pearson | News | 24 June 2024

24 June 2024

Squamous epithelial cells of human cervix under the microscope view.
  • Health & Medicine
  • Science & Technology

70 years of progress in cervical cancer research

25 years ago, our scientists showed that nearly all cervical cancers are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). But that’s not where our story with cervical cancer research starts, and it certainly isn’t where it ends. 25 years ago, our scientists showed that nearly all cervical cancers are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). But that’s not where our story with cervical cancer research starts, and it certainly isn’t where it ends.

by Jacob Smith | In depth | 17 June 2024

17 June 2024

An unrecognisable young girl receiving a vaccination.

The HPV vaccine is preventing the highest number of cervical cancer cases in the most deprived groups in England. The HPV vaccine is preventing the highest number of cervical cancer cases in the most deprived groups in England.

by Tim Gunn | News | 16 May 2024

16 May 2024

Stained cervical cells viewed under the microscope

22-28 January is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week. To recognise that, we’ve compiled some of our most useful content on cervical cancer, from research in the lab to screening in the clinic, to get you up to date on how we can prevent cervical cancer. 22-28 January is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week. To recognise that, we’ve compiled some of our most useful content on cervical cancer, from research in the lab to screening in the clinic, to get you up to date on how we can prevent cervical cancer.

by Jacob Smith | Analysis | 22 January 2024

22 January 2024

A stack of cigarettes, one of them smoking

The results of a new study funded by Cancer Research UK reveal that 1.3 million lives are lost to cancers caused by smoking tobacco every year across the UK, US and BRICS nations The results of a new study funded by Cancer Research UK reveal that 1.3 million lives are lost to cancers caused by smoking tobacco every year across the UK, US and BRICS nations

by Jacob Smith | News | 16 November 2023

16 November 2023

Vaccine vial and needle

Children in England will need only one dose of the HPV vaccine to prevent cervical and other related cancers from September 2023. Children in England will need only one dose of the HPV vaccine to prevent cervical and other related cancers from September 2023.

by In collaboration with PA Media Group | News | 21 June 2023

21 June 2023

Headshot of Lord Simon Stevens

Cancer Research UK has announced the appointment of Lord Simon Stevens as Chair of Council of Trustees with effect from October 2023. Cancer Research UK has announced the appointment of Lord Simon Stevens as Chair of Council of Trustees with effect from October 2023.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 28 March 2023

28 March 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

Headshots of Dame Valerie Beral, Anne Szarewski, Nandita deSouza and Yvonne Barr

As our 20th anniversary year draws to a close, we’re celebrating some of the pioneering women who have contributed to impactful cancer research and paved the way for even more. As our 20th anniversary year draws to a close, we’re celebrating some of the pioneering women who have contributed to impactful cancer research and paved the way for even more.

by Amy Warnock | In depth | 25 January 2023

25 January 2023