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.