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NCRI Press Release, 4 November 2015
Public don’t realise screening can help prevent cancer

NCRI Press Release, 4 November 2015
Naturally high oestrogen levels may reduce women’s bowel cancer risk after menopause

NCRI Press Release, 3 November 2015
Scotland’s youth missing out on trials of cancer treatment

NCRI Press Release, 3 November 2015
Scientists discover how to better map brain tumours

NCRI Press Release, 3 November 2015
Different types of ovarian cancer have different causes

NCRI Press Release, 2 November 2015
British cancer scientist wins lifetime achievement award

NCRI Press Release, 2 November 2015
Around a fifth of unvaccinated ethnic school girls think they don’t need hpv jab

NCRI Press Release, 2 November 2015
Quarter of londoners diagnosed with cancer at a&e are dead within two months

NCRI Press Release, 1 November 2015
New funding for pathology is keeping cancer research at the cutting edge

NCRI Press Release, 1 November 2015
Women are unaware of alcohol and obesity breast cancer risks

NCRI Press Release, 31 October 2015
Heat-activated ‘grenade’ to target cancer

NCRI Press Release, 24 June 2015
Baroness Delyth Morgan appointed as Chair of the National Cancer Research Institute

NCRI Press Release, 5 November 2014
Gene switches could predict when breast cancers will spread to the brain

NCRI Press Release, 5 November 2014
Scientists uncover potential drug to tackle ‘undruggable’ fault in third of cancers

NCRI Press Release, 4 November 2014
Patients with emergency-diagnosed lung cancer report barriers to seeing GP

NCRI Press Release, 4 November 2014
Half of smokers using liverpool stop smoking services used e-cigs

NCRI Press Release, 4 November 2014
Swallowing a sponge on a string could replace endoscopy as pre-cancer test

NCRI Press Release, 3 November 2014
Keeping active in middle age may help cut breast cancer risk, study shows

NCRI Press Release, 3 November 2014
Sea sponge drug could boost advanced breast cancer survival by five extra months

NCRI Press Release, 2 November 2014
Step towards blood test for many cancer types

NCRI Press Release, 2 November 2014
Invisible tattoos could improve body confidence after breast cancer radiotherapy

NCRI Press Release, 1 November 2014
Cancer cell fingerprints may speed up childhood cancer diagnosis

NCRI Press Release, 1 November 2014
Ethnic minorities less aware of cancer symptoms

NCRI Press Release, 31 October 2014
Scientists trigger self-destruct switch in lung cancer cells

NCRI Press Release, 30 June 2014
Concern at lack of teenage patients in cancer trials

NCRI Press Release, 6 November 2013
Redirecting our immune cells to help fight children’s cancer

NCRI Press Release, 6 November 2013
Round the clock A&E cancer doctors revolutionise treatment for patients

NCRI Press Release, 5 November 2013
New computer program to help GPs know when to send patients for cancer tests

NCRI Press Release, 5 November 2013
Prostate cancer test can spot the difference between aggressive and slow-growing tumours

NCRI Press Release, 5 November 2013
New drug extends life in women with advanced ovarian cancer

NCRI Press Release, 4 November 2013
Routine smear tests in women under 25 cause more harm than good

NCRI Press Release, 4 November 2013
Blood test reveals skin cancer spread

NCRI Press Release, 3 November 2013
Funding for cancer research increases by over 60 per cent in 10 years

NCRI Press Release, 2 November 2013
Deprivation responsible for 450 breast cancer deaths each year

NCRI Press Release, 2 November 2013
Lower HPV vaccination rates putting girls from ethnic minorities at risk of cancer

NCRI Press Release, 22 March 2013
Dr Harpal Kumar appointed Chair of the National Cancer Research Insitiute (NCRI)

NCRI Press Release, 12 November 2012
International Cancer Research Partnership (ICRP) announces the launch of its first international Portfolio Analysis - mapping trends in cancer research

NCRI Press Release, 5 November 2012
Personalised prostate cancer screening may save thousands from unnecessary treatment

NCRI Press Release, 5 November 2012
First figures help set the standard for gynaecological cancer surgery

NCRI Press Release, 4 November 2012
Bowel screening helps to detect early cancers before they have the power to kill

NCRI Press Release, 3 November 2012
HPV test for oral cancers may improve patient outcomes and treatments

NCRI Press Release, 9 November 2011
Class of breast cancer drugs could treat other types of cancer  

NCRI Press Release, 9 November 2011
New magnetic treatment to target prostate cancer revealed

NCRI Press Release, 9 November 2011
Bowel screening reduces cancer deaths by more than 25 per cent  

NCRI Press Release, 9 November 2011
Fear, anxiety and embarrassment stop women going for breast screening

NCRI Press Release, 8 November 2011
Scientists discover nucleoli damage could kill cancer cells  

NCRI Press Release, 8 November 2011
Medics miss key opportunities to prevent cancers linked to obesity  

NCRI Press Release, 8 November 2011
Bowel, oesophageal and pancreatic cancers show biggest improvement in diagnosis time  

NCRI Press Release, 7 November 2011
First evidence of new 'druggable' DNA repair target to destroy cancer cells  

NCRI Press Releases, 7 November 2011
Breast cancer patients lack adequate fertility preservation advice

NCRI Press Release, 7 November 2011
Poor lifestyle habits linked to more side-effects of prostate cancer treatment  

NCRI Press Release, 6 November 2011
Poor men more likely to die from bowel cancer  

NCRI Press Release, 5 November 2011
Cervical cancers rise in young women  

NCRI Press Release, 29 June 2011
Research spend on cancer doubles within a decade and the most fatal cancers see investment

NCRI Press Release, 11 April 2011
The Prostate Cancer Charity becomes the first men’s health charity to join the NCRI

NCRI Press Release, 1 April 2011
Dame Janet Husband appointed Chair of the National Cancer Research Institute  

NCRI Press Release, 11 March 2011
Yorkshire gets a voice on board of cancer research organisations  

NCRI Press Release, 10 November 2010
HRT link to reduced risk of gut cancers overshadowed by breast cancer risk  

NCRI Press Release, 9 November 2010
Activity for cancer survivors "improves fitness and weight"  

NCRI Press Release, 9 November 2010
New guide can predict patients' survival  

NCRI Press Release, 9 November 2010
Single gene target could boost bowel cancer survival by three months

NCRI Press Release, 8 November 2010
Test selects 60 per cent of women with inherited ovarian cancer who could benefit from 'smart' drug  

NCRI Press Release, 8 November 2010
Data suggests too few lung cancer patients getting surgery  

NCRI Press Release, 8 November 2010
Radiotherapy cuts deaths from high risk prostate cancer

NCRI Press Release, 7 November 2010
Number of cancer patients taking part in clinical studies quadruples in a decade  

NCRI Press Release, 6 November 2010
Welsh cancer charity proves singing is good for cancer patients

NCRI Press Release, 6 November 2010
New link between growth factors and early prostate cancer found

NCRI Press Release, 5 October 2009
Marie Curie Cancer Care and Cancer Research UK announce new research collaboration

NCRI Press Release, 3 October 2009
New clinical study shows nutrition after cancer surgery improves patient recovery time and could save the NHS millions

NCRI Press Release, 17 July 2009
New online portal for cancer researchers unveiled  

NCRI Press Release, 19 June 2009
NCRI launches template for sharing research data and samples    

NCRI Press Release, 6 October 2008
NCRI sees record investment in cancer research

NCRI Press Release, 18 June 2008
NHS data 'power house' harnessed to drive cancer services and research  

NCRI Press Release, 1 April 2008
Professor Sir Kenneth Calman appointed Chair of National Cancer Research Institute  

NCRI Press Release, 10 October 2006
Call for increase in lung cancer research

NCRI Press Release, 10 October 2006
New biobank confederation will boost cancer research in the UK  

NCRI Press Release, 9 October 2006
National Cancer Research Institute unveils seventeen new experimental cancer medicines centres  

NCRI Press Release, 24 April 2006
Cancer Tsar appointed as chairman of National Cancer Research Institute  

NCRI Press Release, 1 December 2005
High quality health research supported in the fight against disease  

NCRI Press Release, 29 November 2005
NCRI informatics initiative wins Times Higher award  

NCRI Press Release, 1 July 2005
£35 million funding boost for experimental cancer medicine  

NCRI Press Release, 7 February 2005
New network to boost radiotherapy research in the UK

NCRI Press Release, 20 October 2004
£12 million boost for prevention research  

NCRI Press Release, 29 July 2004
NCRI Partners flag £5 million for cancer research  

NCRI Press Release, 27 June 2003
International Cancer Research Portfolio: New online tool will aid in cancer research collaboration and planning  

NCRI Press Release, 3 April 2003
NCRI announces new National Cancer Tissue Resource  

NCRI Press Release, 1 September 2002
New cancer computing cooperation will aid research into future treatments