Cambridge researchers are harnessing the latest developments in science and technology to help us predict, diagnose and treat cancers at an ever earlier stage.

Changing the story of cancer

21 Jun 2022

Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital

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Tumour ‘signatures’ could provide key to more accurate treatment for deadliest cancers

15 Jun 2022

Scientists have found a way to identify and interpret ‘signatures’ that reveal the complex genetic causes of some of the deadliest cancers – which...

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Cambridge one of six NHS brain cancer centres to be awarded excellence status by the Tessa Jowell Brain Cancer Mission

27 May 2022

The Tessa Jowell Brain Cancer Mission (TJBCM) has awarded six new centres excellence status including the East of England service (Cambridge...

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Fellowship awardees

Nine Cambridge scientists among the new Fellows announced today by the Royal Society

10 May 2022

The nine Cambridge researchers were all selected for their exceptional contributions to science.

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Low-cost device being developed to help cancer patients manage their care

05 May 2022

Med-tech start-up 52 North Health has raised £1 million in its first round of funding to help it develop the NeutroCheck, a fully-integrated clinical...

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Largest study of whole genome sequencing data reveals new clues to causes of cancer

21 Apr 2022

DNA analysis of thousands of tumours from NHS patients has found a ‘treasure trove’ of clues about the causes of cancer, with genetic mutations...

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Deep learning and disease detection

07 Apr 2022

Marcel Gehrung, co-founder and CEO of rapidly growing Cambridge biotech company, Cyted, on revolutionising disease diagnostics and the challenges of...

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‘Robot scientist’ Eve finds that less than one third of scientific results are reproducible

06 Apr 2022

Researchers have used a combination of automated text analysis and the ‘robot scientist’ Eve to semi-automate the process of reproducing research...

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Personalised blood test can detect persistent lung cancer

17 Mar 2022

Patients who are at a higher risk of their lung cancer returning can be identified by a personalised blood test that is performed after treatment...

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Cambridge spin-out receives European Innovation Council grant to develop cancer imaging technologies

21 Feb 2022

Spin-off company Cambridge Raman Imaging Ltd. and the Cambridge Graphene Centre will lead ‘CHARM’ project, recently awarded with €3.2 million

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Live cells discovered in human breast milk could aid breast cancer research

28 Jan 2022

Researchers have explored the cellular changes that occur in human mammary tissue in lactating and non-lactating women, offering insight into the...

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Cambridge scientists get £22.5 million boost from Cancer Research UK

27 Jan 2022

Cambridge scientists are set to receive a major cash injection from Cancer Research UK.

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