The Manchester Cancer Research Centre brings together world-leading researchers with diverse interests across a range of specialisms. Our ‘Team Science’ approach is focused on enabling multidisciplinary groups to collaborate towards a shared goal – building upon excellence in basic and translational research to improve patient outcomes.

Research within the MCRC includes multiple disease site groups and has programmes linked to a range of overarching themes. Some of this work is enabled through externally funded research centres and networks.

Our research covers various disease site groups, with a particular focus on

  • Breast cancer
  • Haematology
  • Lung cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Gynaecological cancers
  • Prostate cancer

The MCRC has strengths in diverse overarching themes:

  • Biomarkers
  • Experimental Cancer Medicine
  • Genomics
  • Immunology
  • Nanotechnology
  • Radiotherapy/Radiobiology
  • Tumour Microenvironment