Latest news and updates from World Cancer Research Fund UK.
29 February 2016: The government’s delay in publishing its childhood obesity strategy will increase the risk to children’s health – that’s the view of the Obesity Health Alliance, of which World Cancer Research Fund is a member.
24 February 2016: Consuming more milk and other dairy products could help decrease the risk of head and neck cancer, according to a new ecological study part-funded by World Cancer Research Fund UK.
19 February 2016: A new study that predicts obesity rates in the UK could be reduced by five per cent over the next decade if a sugary drinks tax is introduced has been welcomed by World Cancer Research Fund.
17 February 2016 - New research which has found that many of the UK’s most popular high-street hot drinks are as sugary as cola has led to renewed calls for the government to introduce a tax on sugary drinks.
10 February 2016: A company specialising in data services in the clinical trial environment has pledged to support World Cancer Research Fund as part of the charity’s 25th anniversary fundraising campaign.
4 February 2016: People aged over 55 are less aware of the links between cancer and lifestyle than those aged between 18 and 24, research for World Cancer Research Fund UK has revealed.
6 January 2016: 41 per cent of British adults are not aware that being overweight increases cancer risk, a poll for World Cancer Research Fund has found.
20 November 2015: The Towers Challenge, World Cancer Research Fund’s exciting new stair-climbing initiative, has now concluded, with participants burning an incredible 56,079 calories over the course of the four-week event.
12 October 2015: Some of World Cancer Research Fund’s most dedicated supporters had an early start yesterday, as they jogged through many of London’s most beautiful parks to raise funds for cancer prevention.
28th September 2015: A brother and sister team from Denham in Buckinghamshire have thrown themselves out of a plane at 10,000 feet to raise vital funds for cancer prevention research.