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

Tumour

"Glow in the dark brains" aid tumour surgery

01 Nov 2011

Clinical trial hopes to improve techniques to remove brain tumours.

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Beakers

Scientists demonstrate potential new treatment for most common form of infant leukaemia

03 Oct 2011

New drug could treat mixed-lineage leukaemia (MLL).

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Breast cancer

Scientists discover how antibiotic molecule found in bacteria stops breast cancer

23 Aug 2011

Scientists have discovered how a molecule that was first discovered in bacteria blocks a protein which causes breast cancer to develop and spread...

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Pipette

Womb and prostate cancer link revealed

18 Apr 2011

Scientists have carried out the first ever genome scan for womb cancer and discovered a genetic region that reduces risk of the disease, according to...

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 Adenocarcinoma of Pancreas, FNA

Cambridge launches new Pancreatic Cancer Centre

28 Mar 2011

A multi-disciplinary centre of excellence which aims to bring cutting-edge pancreatic research from the bench to the bedside is launched.

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needles

Middle aged diabetics can die six years earlier

14 Mar 2011

Having diabetes in mid-life may reduce a person’s life expectancy by an average of six years, according to a large, multinational study coordinated...

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alveolicells

New cell death mechanism has implications for breast cancer treatments

25 Feb 2011

A novel mechanism of cell death that occurs in mammalian organisms has been revealed by researchers at the University of Cambridge.

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Addenbrookes Cancer Research Centre

Clinical trial cancer research open day

29 Oct 2010

Patients who have benefited from life saving experimental cancer treatments will join world class researchers for a public open day.

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liver cells

Liver cells created from patients’ skin cells

25 Aug 2010

<p>Research paves way for new liver disease research and possibly cell-based therapy.<br />  

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Small chemical fragments

Small is beautiful in drug discovery

01 May 2010

Cambridge scientists are employing fragment-based drug discovery approaches - a technique that involves "growing" potent drugs from tiny chemical...

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Lymphoma

Cut-and-paste cancer: lymphoma’s genetic blueprint

04 Jan 2010

Researchers in the Department of Pathology have established precisely how the ‘cutting and pasting’ of genetic material from one chromosome to...

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Stem cells

Understanding how cancer cells grow

04 Jan 2010

Cambridge scientists are asking what role stem cells play in how cancer develops, spreads and relapses.

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