04 December 2019
Drugs commonly used to treat arthritis may help to prevent breast cancer spreading to the bone, where it is incurable, new research suggests.
03 December 2019
A single dose of radiotherapy is as “effective” as five doses for end-of-life cancer patients suffering with painful spinal canal compression, finds a large study conducted by UCL, including The University of Manchester.
02 December 2019
The FASTMAN (Belfast-Manchester Centre of Excellence) renewal will help drive new clinical trials and answer fundamental biological questions
28 November 2019
The 'Re-Write Cancer' campaign will help to meet the cost of a new £150m cancer research facility.
20 November 2019
The Greater Manchester Cancer Conference was held on the 19th and 20th of November, bringing together clinicians and patients from across the Greater Manchester area to discuss the latest developments in cancer research and care.
16 November 2019
This European Network will help to foster new international collaborations and bring together world-leading scientists from across Europe
11 November 2019
In his new position, Nic will help steer the future direction of the Charity, providing advice and guidance to ensure key goals are achieved.
08 November 2019
Emma Crosbie and her team received the prestigious Cancer Research Excellence in Surgical Trials award at the most recent NCRI conference in Glasgow.
04 November 2019
Following a major funding injection from Cancer Research UK, researchers will lead the way in new radiotherapy research.
21 October 2019
The University of Manchester sets bold research ambition to detect the (almost) undetectable as part of international alliance
14 October 2019
The finalists have been revealed for the 2019 Greater Manchester Clinical Research Awards, and featuring several Christie NHS Foundation Trust and University of Manchester teams and individuals.
03 October 2019
A new study published in Nature suggests that targeting genetic faults could be the key to successful treatment for some patients.
01 October 2019
These questions were devised through consultations with patients, researchers and clinicians
25 September 2019
Cancer Research UK has announced partnerships with Deep Science Ventures and Panacea Innovation, to support early career researchers to become entrepreneurs.
18 September 2019
Planners at Cheshire East Council have given permission for a state of the art new cancer centre to be built in the grounds of Macclesfield District General Hospital.
13 September 2019
Caroline and Corinne have been awarded the Heine H. Hansen Lectureship and James D. Cox Lectureship awards respectively
11 September 2019
Celebrating the eleven members of the faculty of biology, medicine and Health who have received recent academic promotions.
02 September 2019
This trial is to test whether survival is improved for patients with stage IIb/c melanoma
22 August 2019
The first head and neck patient in the UK on an experimental cancer medicine trial has responded well to treatment
08 August 2019
Mairéad is one of twelve participants selected to join the highly competitive ASCO program.
02 August 2019
The naming comes from Newsweek, putting The Christie among the top specialist hospitals in the world.
01 August 2019
The first of the second series of Town Hall sessions was a well-attended event aiming to develop a new programme to combat HPB cancer.
19 July 2019
The Phase 1: Where Science Becomes Medicine conference was held this week in Manchester
12 July 2019
Prof. Gareth Evans has been recognised as a world-expert in two cancer fields by Expertscape
10 July 2019
This funding will contribute to funding the creation of a state-of-the-art cancer research facility
02 July 2019
11 clinical fellows from across Europe visited Manchester for an interactive lecture and workshop series focused on biomarkers.
24 June 2019
A fantastic conference attendance from the Manchester team, including an innovative protocol award for Dr Christoph Oing
23 June 2019
A fantastic day at Heaton Park for PCUK, researcher volunteers and many patients and their families affected by prostate cancer.
11 June 2019
Two Manchester PhD students hosted the group earlier this month on the University campus.
03 June 2019
Work led by Professor Vaskar Saha, a paediatrician from The University of Manchester & The Christie, means that around 80% of children with the most common childhood cancer are now likely to survive following treatment at major centres across India, thanks to his revolutionary approach.
22 May 2019
Rob Clarke, Fiona Thistlethwaite, Ged Brady, John-Paul Kilday and Alan McWilliam have all received recent promotions from the Faculty Promotions Committee
22 May 2019
"These are exciting times for use of immunotherapy or immune-oncology (IO) agents in cancer therapy"
21 May 2019
The MR-linac treats first patient with 38 minutes door to door service
13 May 2019
The CAT Programme Award is given by CRUK and will support 9 programmes across the nationwide network of CRUK Centres to offer early career clinician scientists greater flexibility and a wider range of training options, while providing training of the highest quality.
08 May 2019
Professor Rob Bristow & Professor John Radford have been selected as Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences. The new Fellows have been selected for their outstanding contributions to advancing medical science, cutting edge research discoveries, and translating developments into benefits for patients and wider society.
02 May 2019
Dr Adam Hurlstone, from the Division of Infection, Immunity & Respiratory Medicine, has secured funding of $250,000 (£191,000) for a research project entitled ‘DGAT1 is a novel melanoma oncogene’ after being selected for a Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) Established Investigator Award.
01 May 2019
Rebecca Fish, student in the Division of Cancer Sciences, wins Faculty Student of the Year Award
30 April 2019
Urine testing may be as effective as the smear test at preventing cervical cancer, according to new research led by Consultant Gynaecological Cancer Surgeon, Dr Emma Crosbie, who is also a Clinical Senior Lecturer based in the Division of Cancer Sciences at The University of Manchester.
26 April 2019
The Manchester Lung Cancer Screening Team won National Cancer Care Team of the Year at the BMJ Awards this week.
24 April 2019
A team including Dr Colin Lindsay, The Christie, and Professor Angeliki Malliri, The University of Manchester, has been chosen to progress to the next stage of the application process for Cancer Research UK’s Accelerator Awards.
23 April 2019
New CRUK funded research published in Nature Medicine demonstrates that next-gen sequencing of ctDNA in blood samples can help match cancer patients to early phase clinical trials
16 April 2019
Corinne Johnson-Hart, from The University of Manchester, has been awarded an Innovation prize by Cancer Research UK
04 April 2019
The SAMPLE programme has been given the green light by Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency.
01 April 2019
A team led by Professor Caroline Dive CBE from the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute has been chosen to progress to the next stage of the application process for Cancer Research UK’s Accelerator Awards.
19 March 2019
A team of researchers across The University of Manchester have shown that a new class of drugs are able to stop ovarian cancer cells growing.
15 March 2019
Two researchers from The University of Manchester have taken part in the STEM for Britain event at the House of Commons, presenting to a range of politicians and a panel of expert judges.
05 March 2019
The public consultation on ambitious proposals for a new world-class cancer research facility to be built at The Christie on the site of the fire-damaged Paterson building in Withington, Manchester is now open.
11 February 2019
Annual screening for younger women aged 35-39 who have a family history of breast cancer would be highly effective in detecting tumours earlier, a major UK trial has found.
08 February 2019
Manchester’s Lung Health Check (LHC) pilot, which quadrupled lung cancer early diagnosis rates, is being extended to 10 sites across the country in a drive to save lives by catching the condition early.
04 February 2019
Dr Ahmet Ucar has been awarded a fellowship to investigate whether targeting two key proteins can help stop breast cancer spreading.
31 January 2019
A group has published a review of ‘cancers of unknown primary’ that explores the potential of liquid biopsy in guiding their treatment.
23 January 2019
Manchester scientists are set to benefit from one of the biggest funding grants ever awarded by Cancer Research UK.
14 January 2019
A landmark pan-cancer study involving a Manchester researcher has analysed mutation signatures of low oxygen in more than 8,000 tumours.
10 January 2019
Oldham residents, who have been treated with radiotherapy for their cancer, are being invited to get involved with a new arts-based project launching in the borough this New Year.