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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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    AI system may accelerate search for cancer discoveries

    Searching through the mountains of published cancer research could be made easier for scientists, thanks to a new AI system. The system, called LION LBD and developed by computer scientists and cancer researchers at the University of Cambridge, has been designed to assist scientists in the search for cancer-related discoveries. It is the first literature-based […]

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    Pancreatic cancer pioneers awarded £200K for ‘barcode’ cancer tech

    As pancreatic cancer awareness month gets underway, scientists at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute are aiming to develop an innovative cancer ‘barcoding’ technology that could unlock the secrets of the disease. Pancreatic cancer is one of the hardest to treat and advances are desperately needed as only one per cent of patients survive for […]

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    Study shows potential to develop brain tumour liquid biopsies

    Scientists are making strides in developing liquid biopsies for brain tumours by detecting tumour DNA in the fluid from around the brain and spine. Liquid biopsies are fluid samples from patients, for example from the blood or urine, which provide a less invasive way to monitor disease compared to tumour biopsies. A less intrusive test […]

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    Dr Sarah Bohndiek awarded the CRUK Future Leaders Prize

    Dr Sarah Bohndiek has been awarded the Cancer Research UK Future Leaders Prize at this week’s National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Conference in Glasgow. The Future Leaders Prize celebrates early career scientists who have demonstrated the potential to achieve world-leading status by producing research of international importance. The prize is awarded annually to up to three outstanding […]

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