02 December 2020
Caroline will take over from Professor Richard Marais who will step down in January following nine years as Institute Director.
09 November 2020
The CONCORDE trial will explore the use of a number of new drugs alongside standard radiotherapy in the hope of improving survival for people with advanced non-small cell lung cancer.
06 November 2020
The publication of a new national health guideline on Lynch syndrome and endometrial (womb) cancer is an important step forward for women’s health, Lynch syndrome diagnosis, and cancer prevention.
02 November 2020
The national programme, to develop and progress start-up oncology projects, is being launched by Bruntwood SciTech at Alderley Park - the UK’s largest single site life science campus - with funding from Innovate UK and Cancer Research UK
26 October 2020
A mum from Ashton-under-Lyne – whose six-year-old son was diagnosed with a brain tumour after the school nurse spotted a squint in his eye – is backing a million-dollar research project into childhood cancer research, which is being co-led by a team of scientists from Manchester.
22 October 2020
A new national project investigating changes in radiotherapy services during COVID-19 has been launched by a team of Manchester cancer clinicians.
21 October 2020
Manchester cancer researcher Professor Gareth Evans was recently recognised for his work in advancing women’s health, after receiving a prestigious honorary fellowship by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).
06 October 2020
Earlier detection of cancer offers arguably the single biggest opportunity to save lives from the disease as outlined in the Cancer Research UK Early Detection and Diagnosis Roadmap published today.
18 September 2020
Researchers from the University of Manchester have started a new research project on resistance to HER-2-targeted therapies with Action Against Cancer
18 September 2020
The Christie NHS Foundation Trust and The University of Manchester helped mark an ongoing partnership with Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital (KUTRRH) in Kenya by taking part in the official opening ceremony.
17 September 2020
The first UK study to estimate the proportion of womb cancers caused by an inherited cancer predisposition called Lynch syndrome has been carried out by researchers from The University of Manchester.
27 August 2020
Cancer Research UK and the National Cancer Institute, the two largest funders of cancer research in the world, are set to make radical progress against cancer with a new scientific partnership, uniting researchers from around the world to tackle cancer’s greatest challenges.
17 August 2020
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) and The Christie NHS Foundation Trust in Manchester are trialling innovative artificial intelligence (AI) wireless monitoring technology that could lead to quicker interventions for patients with COVID-19.
27 July 2020
A team of British and American scientists have discovered a way to slow the growth of breast cancer stem cells in the lab.
20 July 2020
The Cancer Research UK (CRUK) Open Lab Initiative is a digital tool to help you find your ideal research match – and now it’s available to researchers across the CRUK Centres network.
14 July 2020
Researchers at the University of East Anglia and University of Manchester have made an important breakthrough that could lead to ‘kinder’ treatments for children with bone cancer, and save lives.
13 July 2020
Prof. Caroline Dive wins first Johann Anton Merck Award for contributions to preclinical oncology.
20 May 2020
In the largest study of its kind, researchers have confirmed a new non-invasive test can be used to help with the early detection of endometrial cancer and at-risk patients.
18 May 2020
Professor Emma Crosbie hopes that this new funding will revolutionise cervical cancer screening across the world
07 May 2020
Professor Evans was nominated to the society to reflect his outstanding contribution to research into hereditary cancer and its epidemiology
01 May 2020
This pioneering new study looks to reduce those side effects to provide children with a better quality of life after treatment.”
01 May 2020
Led by researchers at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust and The University of Manchester, it is investigating the biology of protons used in PBT to treat sarcomas in children
06 April 2020
A partnership of Manchester’s NHS and academic organisations will continue accelerating world-leading health research after once again receiving the prestigious Academic Health Science Centre (AHSC) designation.
01 April 2020
Greater Manchester Cancer has published two annual reports, including a research focused report.
26 March 2020
The consortium aims to develop an imaging biomarker process, improving diagnosis, tumour classification and patient treatment
16 March 2020
Presented at the Houses of Parliament, Karoliina was awarded the silver award for her radiotherapy poster.
13 March 2020
Cancer Research UK and The University of Manchester are to expand research collaboration with IDEAYA Biosciences to develop PARG inhibitors
11 March 2020
Claire will join the MCRC on the 6th of April 2020
02 March 2020
Cancer Research UK and its European partners, Fondazione AIRC and Asociación Española Contra el Cáncer (AECC), will invest £27.4 million into seven new international projects to accelerate lifesaving cancer research.
13 February 2020
Biologists have discovered a way to stop cells from one of the most aggressive types of breast cancer spreading in the lab.
10 February 2020
The Christie is working with the Kenyan Ministry of Health and Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital (KUTRRH), to help improve cancer outcomes in the country.
06 February 2020
Multiple gold-medalist Dame Sarah Storey turned out to lend her support to a new £535,000 pledge from Boot Out Breast Cancer to The Christie Charity to help breast cancer patients in Greater Manchester
05 February 2020
A novel drug based on a natural compound found in broccoli, kale and other cruciferous vegetables could hold the key to reversing or even preventing resistance to breast cancer hormone therapy, new research has found.
04 February 2020
The first patient to undergo the pioneering CAR-T therapy for cancer at Manchester Royal Infirmary (MRI) has shown promising results following treatment last year.
03 February 2020
The first patient has been recruited to our Technology Clinical Trial ‘Home monitoring of creatinine in cancer patients: assessing acceptability and clinical benefit’
31 January 2020
A new multidisciplinary study involving six universities is to investigate why some patients who have had advanced cancer remain well after treatment.
23 January 2020
Pioneering research by The Christie NHS Foundation Trust in Manchester has found that acupuncture can help more than half of patients who suffer from neuropathy.
22 January 2020
The Dexter Award celebrates the Best Young Scientist of 2019
13 January 2020
Plans for the redevelopment of the Paterson building extensively damaged by a fire in 2017, have received a £5m boost from the Wolfson Foundation