Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute

The Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute aims to bring the scientific strengths of Cambridge to bear on practical questions of cancer diagnosis, treatment and prevention. The Institute focuses specifically on the practical application of high-quality basic research.

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    UK-Japan collaboration to understand epigenomes and ageing

    The Narita Group have been awarded £490,000 to study epigenomes and ageing from the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Fund for International Collaboration, in a joint call with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). Professor Masashi Narita’s Group study how to permanently stop the growth of tumour cells. In response to internal […]

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    Highly sensitive blood test could improve breast cancer treatment

    A new, highly sensitive blood test is one of the first to successfully monitor breast cancer patients with early stage disease and could be up to 100 times more sensitive than existing tests, according to a study published in Science Translational Medicine. Researchers at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and the Mayo Clinic in […]

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    Institute Group Leaders awarded promotions in the University

    Jason Carroll Masashi Narita   We are delighted to announce that two of our Senior Group Leaders, Jason Carroll and Masashi Narita, have been promoted to professors in this years’ round of Senior Academic Promotions. Both have been assigned to the Department of Oncology, where their professorships will take effect from 1 October 2019. They […]

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    Fundraiser Annette Beeton’s dedication to charity earns national praise

    A fundraiser has received a national award from Cancer Research UK in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the cause. Over the last 45 years, the Burghley Park and Peterborough Ladies society has raised over £1 million for the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute.  The charity’s annual Flame of Hope Awards acknowledge remarkable efforts in fundraising […]

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