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15 April 2016
The odds of children having a genetic condition which causes learning difficulties and tumours have been dramatically cut, thanks to genetic analysis led by The University of Manchester and Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
 
14 April 2016
Dr Amaya Virós, a clinician scientist based at the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Intermediate Clinician Scientist Fellowship.
 
14 April 2016
Cancer cells use a mutant gene to coerce neighbouring healthy tissue into helping with the disease’s growth and spread, a major new study reports.
 
08 April 2016
A Wilmslow artist has created a new project which she hopes will empower those battling breast cancer.
 
07 April 2016
Manchester scientists have identified a potential double drug combination against B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.
 
04 April 2016
Professor Sir Salvador Moncada and Dr Maria Romina Girotti are among the 11 eminent scientists and exceptional early career researchers honoured in 2016.
 
22 March 2016
Research in Manchester has identified mutations in lung cancer that are key to tumour growth, offering a new way to differentiate and treat some patients with the disease.
 
14 March 2016
An HIV drug could stop one of the early changes in skin cancer cells that leads to them becoming resistant to treatment
 
11 March 2016
Approximately a quarter of women with HER2 positive breast cancer saw their tumours shrink significantly or even disappear, according to results from a clinical trial.
 
09 March 2016
The pioneering TARGET study has completed its first phase with encouraging results for conducting virtual biopsies.
 
07 March 2016
A blood test may be able to sound early warning bells that patients with advanced melanoma skin cancer are relapsing, according to a new study.
 
03 March 2016
Researchers in Manchester have been exloring the causes of high breast density that could reveal new ways to prevent the disease.
 
01 March 2016
Engineers, scientists and clinicians are to working together develop new imaging technology that could provide more accurate cancer treatments.
 
25 February 2016
A University of Manchester study has shed light on a chain of events that allows tumour cells to thrive in tough environments, identifying potential new ways to diagnose and treat cancer.
 
25 February 2016
New research involving Manchester scientists has identified key factors that drive blood cell development by recapitulating this process in a culture dish.
 
24 February 2016
Kate Hogan, a PhD Student at the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, is attending Parliament to present her research.
 
10 February 2016
Researchers have identified a protein that controls how breast cancer cells spread around the body, according to a Cancer Research UK-funded study published in Science Signaling.
 
09 February 2016
Scientists in Manchester have explored the role of one particular cell signalling protein in bowel cancer, and found that its mutation promotes tumour growth.
 
05 February 2016
On 4 February – World Cancer Day – the MCRC played host to an evening event for alumni of The University of Manchester.
 
04 February 2016
Dr Claus Jorgensen from the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute is one of six scientists to have new research projects funded by Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund.
 
26 January 2016
Scientists in Manchester and Glasgow have found that certain melanoma cells change the way they produce energy for growth – offering an insight into drug resistance and a potential way to treat resistant tumours in the clinic.
 

2015

17 December 2015
Specialists at The Christie and The University of Manchester have made a breakthrough which will spare patients with cancer of the lower bowel, rectal cancer, from major surgery.
 
17 December 2015
New results from the world's biggest ovarian cancer screening trial, involving Saint Mary's Hospital in Manchester as one of 13 centres across the UK, suggest that screening based on an annual blood test could help reduce the number of women dying from the disease by around 20%.
 
10 December 2015
Scientists have developed a new imaging test that could enable doctors to identify more dangerous tumours before they spread around the body – and tailor treatment accordingly.
 
07 December 2015
Researchers in Manchester have found that women with an inherited genetic syndrome are at increased risk of developing breast cancer and should be considered for earlier screening.
 
03 December 2015
Researchers in Manchester have compared different ways to model lung cancer that has spread to other parts of the body, offering a better understanding of how to test potential treatments for advanced disease.
 
27 November 2015
University of Manchester scientists have discovered a cluster of 60 proteins that allow the body’s cells to react to their environment and communicate with each other.
 
24 November 2015
Researchers at a breast cancer prevention clinic in Manchester have observed an increased uptake of preventative double mastectomies since May 2013, when Angelina Jolie announced that she had undergone the procedure.
 
12 November 2015
Manchester researchers have shown that the introduction of the HPV vaccination programme for girls has increased uptake for cervical cancer screening by their mothers.
 
09 November 2015
Manchester researchers are trialling a new tool that is designed to get people who may have lung cancer to their doctor earlier.
 
03 November 2015
Romina Girotti, a postdoctoral fellow in the Molecular Oncology group, is a recipient of the British Association for Cancer Research (BACR) Translational Award.
 
02 November 2015
John Brognard, leader of the Signalling Networks in Cancer group, was awarded a prestigious Cancer Research UK ‘Future Leaders in Cancer Research’ prize at the annual National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Cancer Conference.
 
31 October 2015
Researchers have developed cancer drug-packed ‘grenades’ armed with heat sensitive triggers, allowing for treatment to be targeted directly at tumours, according to two studies due to be presented at the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Cancer Conference in Liverpool.
 
28 October 2015
Scientists in Manchester have found more evidence that a specific hallmark of cancer cells could be used to selectively target pancreatic tumours.
 
27 October 2015
Researchers in Manchester have used recent advances in PET scanning technology to reduce the radiation dose for both patients and staff by up to 30%, allowing an addition of an annual 100 scans a year.
 
24 October 2015
Professor Max Wicha a leading breast cancer specialist from the University of Michigan, has been at The University of Manchester to discuss collaborations and deliver a keynote address to scientists.
 
07 October 2015
Scientists at the Universities of Manchester and Nottingham have been funded to develop a gel that will match many of the biological structures of human breast tissue, to advance cancer research and reduce animal testing.
 
18 September 2015
Manchester researchers have identified a potential new way to predict which patients with head and neck cancer may benefit most from chemotherapy.
 
17 September 2015
University of Manchester researchers funded by Breast Cancer Now have discovered a new explanation as to why women with oestrogen receptor positive (ER+) breast cancer develop resistance to hormone treatment, and a potential new approach to overcome the problem.
 
14 September 2015
Manchester scientists have identified a gene – FOXC1 – that, if switched on, causes more aggressive cancer in a fifth of acute myeloid leukaemia patients.
 
08 September 2015
AstraZeneca and The University of Manchester announce a collaboration harnessing clinical bioinformatics to deliver personalised healthcare for cancer patients.
 
26 August 2015
Maria Romina Girotti, from the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, has been awarded the Young Investigator’s Award by ECCO - the European CanCer Organisation - and EJC – the European Journal of Cancer.
 
18 August 2015
Cancer Research UK will fund preclinical research evaluating the efficacy of Biothera’s investigational cancer immunotherapy Imprime PGG® in combination with monoclonal antibody therapies as a precursor to a phase 1-2 clinical study in rituximab-refractory follicular lymphoma.
 
06 August 2015
New MCRC building one of three University of Manchester projects to have been shortlisted for the Greater Manchester Building of the Year award – making up half of the total shortlist.
 
05 August 2015
The University of Manchester has signed a collaboration agreement with Abcodia to perform proteomics studies on a cohort of non-small cell lung cancer cases from the UKCTOCS biobank, with the aim of discovering new blood-based biomarkers for earlier detection of the disease.
 
30 July 2015
Cutting-edge research from Manchester that could improve treatment for lung cancer patients was recently showcased at the Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition in London.
 
29 July 2015
A promising agent for the treatment of cancer has so far had little effect on the most common lung tumours, but new research from The University of Manchester has suggested how this resistance might be overcome.
 
27 July 2015
Scientists in Manchester have developed a robust blood test to allow doctors to better predict which patients will benefit from new therapies.
 
22 July 2015
Researchers in Manchester have optimised a new process for generating therapeutic white blood cells for the treatment of kidney cancer, opening the way for large-scale trials to assess the effectiveness and safety of this approach in patients.
 
14 July 2015
Manchester scientists have genetically mapped the cancer of a leukaemia patient whose disease was resistant to treatment in order to identify a method of personalising therapy for individuals.
 
13 July 2015
Combining chemotherapy with new drugs that target a protein that helps cancer cells to withstand chemotherapy could drastically improve treatment, according to research published in Cancer Cell.
 
13 July 2015
Two leading consultants from The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, one of Europe's leading cancer centres, have been made professors. Miss Sarah O'Dwyer and Dr Corinne Faivre-Finn have both been honoured with professorships from The University of Manchester.
 
01 July 2015
Manchester scientists have explored the genetic control networks of oesophageal cancer, leading to a potential way to differentiate between different stages of the disease.
 
29 June 2015
The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, an international leader in cancer treatment and research, has appointed Janelle Yorke as its first chair for Cancer Nursing and Allied Health professionals (AHP).
 
26 June 2015
Cancer Research UK announces a further investment of £5 million in Manchester to help transform personalised medicine for cancer treatment and follows last week’s launch of the new cancer research building in Manchester.
 
25 June 2015
A cancer patient, who was given just six months to live 40 years ago, is still going strong and looking forward to celebrating her 81st birthday this year, thanks to life-saving research.
 
16 June 2015
A new £28.5m research centre that will transform cancer treatment has opened in Manchester.
 
04 June 2015
One of the world's leading experts in radiotherapy, Marcel van Herk, has moved to Manchester to lead cutting edge radiotherapy research.
 
20 May 2015
A consultant who works in Salford has significantly extended her life by taking part in clinical trials at The Christie.
 
14 May 2015
The Christie NHS Foundation Trust and The University of Manchester have jointly appointed a Strategic Director in experimental cancer medicine.
 
14 May 2015
Researchers at Saint Mary's hospital and The University of Manchester have been instrumental in recruiting over 16,500 women to the largest clinical trial of its kind for ovarian cancer screening.
 
11 May 2015
Professor Caroline Dive is one of 48 researchers from across the UK who have been recognised for their contribution to the advancement of medical science by election to the Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences.
 
07 May 2015
Psychologists are to improve online health information on lung cancer after research showed that family members are more likely to search online to encourage loved ones to seek help.
 
07 May 2015
Manchester doctors have helped show that high-risk womb cancer patients can be genetically profiled to allow them to receive more appropriate treatment.
 
05 May 2015
A patient has become the first to receive a new ‘resistance-busting’ experimental skin cancer drug with the launch of a phase I clinical trial.
 
05 May 2015
Researchers have tested a new way to genetically profile lung cancer samples, potentially allowing doctors to more easily identify the most appropriate treatment for patients.
 
23 April 2015
A trial led from Manchester has suggested that in patients with early stage Hodgkin lymphoma the late effects of radiotherapy could be reduced by using a scan to determine those who actually need it.
 
21 April 2015
Scientists from the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute will participate in CANCER-ID, an international project to validate blood-based biomarkers for cancer.
 
20 April 2015
Researchers from Manchester working with drug development company Evgen Pharma, have developed a new combination of drugs which could overcome treatment resistance and relapse in breast cancer.
 
15 April 2015
Scientists in Manchester have identified a way to potentially predict which patients with an early form of breast cancer will experience disease progression.
 
13 April 2015
Melanoma cells become drug resistant by using surrounding healthy cells to provide a ‘safe haven’ from treatment, according to new research.
 
06 April 2015
Scientists in Manchester have discovered that a previously known gene also helps cells divide normally and that its absence can cause tumours.
 
01 April 2015
A group of academic organisations and funders has entered an agreement with biopharmaceutical company Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. to progress a new family of cancer drugs designed to block several key cancer-causing proteins at once.
 
25 March 2015
Manchester researchers have provided early evidence to suggest that a blood test could be used to identify bowel cancer patients that may benefit from more intensive chemotherapy.
 
23 March 2015
A national group of researchers, medical bodies and charities, led by The University of Manchester is looking for help in setting the top priorities for fighting womb cancer
 
13 March 2015
Manchester scientists have shown how cells respond to changes in nitrogen levels – indicating how cancer cells may be able to survive in a challenging tissue environment.
 
09 March 2015
Researchers from Manchester, working with scientists in California, have found that certain molecules long thought to promote cancer growth, in fact suppress tumours, suggesting that therapeutic approaches should aim to restore, rather than block, their activity.
 
04 March 2015
Researchers in Manchester have identified a key molecule that controls tissue inflammation and found new clues on its link with the development of cancer.
 
04 March 2015
The Christie has appointed Roger Spencer as its new Chief Executive.
 
27 February 2015
Manchester scientists have a developed a new method to monitor the effect of anti-cancer drugs on very rare leukaemia stem cells. The approach potentially allows doctors to screen patients and personalise their treatment.
 
25 February 2015
Manchester scientists have used graphene to target and neutralise cancer stem cells while not harming other cells.
 
23 February 2015
Dr Maria Romina Girotti, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, will attend Parliament to present her science to a range of politicians and a panel of expert judges.
 
11 February 2015
Manchester scientists have found that gentle heating of targeted nano-sized drug parcels results in a more effective delivery to tumour cells – resulting in an improvement in survival rates.
 
05 February 2015
Manchester scientists have developed a method to create blood cells that perfectly match individual patients, offering a new treatment approach for blood cancers and other diseases.
 
03 February 2015
A new clinical trial for ovarian cancer has given a retired supply teacher from North Wales fresh hope in her battle against ovarian cancer.
 
28 January 2015
A way to eradicate cancer stem cells, using the side-effects of commonly used antibiotics, has been discovered by a University of Manchester researcher following a conversation with his young daughter.
 
27 January 2015
Manchester computer scientists have proposed a new approach to linking together the wealth of data generated by cancer research – the aim is to provide a more complete picture that will aid the implementation of precision medicine.
 
12 January 2015
Manchester is set to play a key role in the development of proton beam therapy in the UK with the arrival of Professor Karen Kirkby as Chair in Proton Therapy Physics.
 
09 January 2015
Manchester scientists have recently explored the role of a protein in regulating tumour development and found that it suppresses liver cancer growth in the lab.
 
07 January 2015
Researchers in Manchester have investigated a patient-centred approach to assessing the side effects of radiotherapy and have shown that it may be able to improve the detection and management of treatment-related toxicity.
 

2014

24 December 2014
Cancer Research UK scientists have taken microscopic images revealing that the protein ties tethering cells together are severed in lung cancer cells – meaning they can break loose and spread.
 
22 December 2014
NHS England has today announced eleven centres across the country that will lead the way in delivering the 100,000 Genomes Project, one of which will be in Manchester.
 
19 December 2014
Manchester Academic Health Science Centre (MAHSC) has appointed Professor Peter Trainer, a leading endocrinologist at The Christie, as Clinical Director.
 
18 December 2014
Manchester scientists have helped to improve our understanding of how leukaemia cells become resistant to multiple anti-cancer drugs.
 
16 December 2014
Manchester scientists now have access to new research equipment that lets them interrogate tumour tissue samples more thoroughly than ever before.
 
11 December 2014
A brand new family of cancer drugs designed to block several key cancer-causing proteins at once could potentially treat incurable skin cancers, a major new study reports.
 
10 December 2014
Manchester scientists have explored the role of three molecules in controlling the process of cell division in a bid to gain new insight into the transmission of vital signals from a cell’s exterior to its interior.
 
09 December 2014
Doctors in Manchester have partnered with researchers in London to carry out a study of a potential new anti-cancer drug.
 
04 December 2014
An international study involving Manchester researchers has found that for previously untreated lung cancer patients with a particular genetic change, a new targeted therapy is better than standard chemotherapy.
 
03 December 2014
Manchester researchers have explored a risk stratification model based on lymph node characteristics and have shown a high level of confidence in confirming a true lack of lung cancer in the lymph nodes of patients with a negative lymph node sample.
 
02 December 2014
Doctors and scientists from The University of Manchester have identified changes in a gene, which can increase the risk of developing brain tumours in children with a rare inherited condition called Gorlin syndrome.
 
01 December 2014
Research led by a University of Manchester academic on the BRCA gene mutation in the Jewish population shows that the current process of identifying people which relies on assessing someone’s family history, misses half the people who have the mutation and are at risk of developing cancer.
 
26 November 2014
Scientists in Manchester are benefitting from a major makeover of tissue-based research facilities that they can use for ground-breaking research.
 
25 November 2014
Scientists in Manchester have discovered a potential weakness in cancer’s ability to return or become resistant to treatment, by targeting the ‘fuel’ part of stem cells which allows tumours to grow.
 
21 November 2014
The Cancer Research Technology Pioneer Fund (CPF) have announced a collaboration with the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute Drug Discovery Unit to develop a promising class of drugs called RET inhibitors to treat cancer.
 
20 November 2014
Manchester researchers have identified a potential test to predict which patients with neck cancer may not benefit from conventional treatment and may require a different therapeutic approach.
 
19 November 2014
Scientists in Manchester have helped to identify a ‘signature’ of characteristic genetic changes in breast cells that could indicate the first steps towards cancer.
 
19 November 2014
A new insight into immune cells by scientists at The University of Manchester could lead to more effective drug treatments.
 
17 November 2014
Scientists in Manchester, working with colleagues in Sweden, have identified how a new anti-cancer drug targets tumour cells over healthy cells.
 
14 November 2014
Manchester scientists have found more than 400 ‘blind spots’ in DNA which could hide cancer-causing gene faults.
 
11 November 2014
Researchers in Manchester are leading the way in recruiting cancer patients to clinical trials in radiotherapy.
 
10 November 2014
Manchester scientists are investigating a method to better identify patients who may have Lynch syndrome – a condition that greatly increases the risk of developing bowel cancer.
 
07 November 2014
Scientists in Manchester have developed a new method to quickly and more accurately investigate vital cell communication – a process that often goes wrong in cancer.
 
06 November 2014
Manchester scientists have shown that a new drug inhibits the growth of tumours in the lab and that its effectiveness is improved by combining it with radiotherapy – suggesting a new approach that could be used in the clinic.
 
05 November 2014
Work by University of Manchester scientists has explored what allows some cases of Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS), a non-invasive form of breast cancer, to resist treatment and come back, as well as identifying a potential new target to improve the effectiveness of radiotherapy.
 
30 October 2014
Scientists in Manchester have further explored the properties of cells that could have an application in anti-cancer therapies.
 
27 October 2014
A study involving doctors from Manchester, working alongside researchers from UCL and other UK hospitals, has found no benefit for a combined treatment approach in lung cancer patients with secondary brain tumours.
 
27 October 2014
A Manchester-based scientist has teamed up with a Pennsylvanian fashion designer to create a dress showing how prostate cancer spreads in the body.
 
23 October 2014
The University of Manchester has been awarded £24 million for three large projects, two of which will drive forward the development of clinical sample testing and improve our understanding of basic cancer cell biology.
 
17 October 2014
A study in Manchester has explored a method to intensify the radiation dose for patients with head and neck cancer and shown that their new approach is safe and well-tolerated – offering the potential to better treat this disease.
 
16 October 2014
A Manchester-led study looking at controlling relapse in children with leukaemia has recently reported its findings – giving doctors more information on the best treatment approach for the disease.
 
09 October 2014
Researchers in Manchester have investigated which patients with lung cancer could most benefit from undergoing an alternative method for tissue biopsy – potentially reducing the risk of a collapsed lung for some patients.
 
06 October 2014
Research by scientists in Manchester has found that breast tissue cells can reawaken and continue to grow following treatment – findings that have implications for the design of breast cancer therapies.
 
01 October 2014
Treating cancers with immunotherapy and radiotherapy at the same time could stop them from becoming resistant to treatment.
 
30 September 2014
A study by Manchester researchers has shown that a boost dose of radiotherapy delivered to patients with higher risk prostate cancer is well tolerated.
 
29 September 2014
Referrals for genetic counselling and testing for breast cancer risk more than doubled across the UK, after actress Angelina Jolie announced in May 2013 that she tested positive for a BRCA1 gene mutation and underwent a double mastectomy.
 
26 September 2014
Manchester scientists have discovered more about the role of a particular gene in the formation of blood cells – work that could help improve understanding of cancer development.
 
25 September 2014
Immune cells may be responsible for drug resistance in melanoma patients, according to research published in Cancer Discovery.
 
16 September 2014
Scientists from The University of Manchester have found that offering radiotherapy to patients with small cell lung cancer in addition to chemotherapy improves their chances of survival two years after treatment.
 
15 September 2014
Researchers in Manchester have been exploring why some patients with melanoma respond better than others to chemotherapy and looking at whether it is possible to predict which patients are most likely to benefit from treatment.
 
12 September 2014
Dr Nigel Brooks, former Senior Director at AstraZeneca, has joined the Manchester Cancer Research Centre as Director of Research Operations and Business.
 
05 September 2014
A new blood test allowing doctors to predict which ovarian cancer patients will respond to particular types of treatment is a step closer following a new study by Manchester scientists.
 
29 August 2014
Manchester scientists are working out how to safely increase the radiotherapy dose given to lung cancer patients – potentially offering improved local control and survival.
 
29 August 2014
The European Association of Cancer Research has appointed University of Manchester Professor Richard Marais as its new President sitting from 2014 to 2016.
 
26 August 2014
Scientists have shown how to better identify and measure vital molecules that control cell behaviour – paving the way for improved tools for diagnosis, prediction and monitoring of cancer.
 
20 August 2014
Cancer Research UK-funded scientists in Manchester have discovered that acral melanomas – the rare type of skin cancer that caused reggae musician Bob Marley’s death – are genetically distinct from other more common types of skin cancer, according to a study published in the journal Pigment Cell & Melanoma Research.
 
11 August 2014
Manchester scientists are working out how to make the most of yeast cells in experiments looking at fundamental biological processes – potentially giving a greater insight into what goes wrong in cancer.
 
05 August 2014
A recent study in Manchester has found that a procedure to take tissue samples from lung cancer patients can be used safely in the elderly – allowing doctors to make a more accurate diagnosis and to choose appropriate treatment.
 
30 July 2014
Scientists in Manchester have identified a protein that could help doctors decide which bladder cancer patients would benefit from a treatment that makes radiotherapy more effective, according to a study published in the British Journal of Cancer.
 
24 July 2014
Skin cancer cells work together to spread further and faster, according to a new study.
 
22 July 2014
Cancer patients in the North West are set to benefit from a revolutionary new treatment that will aim to shorten treatment times, reduce side-effects and improve their chances of beating the disease.
 
17 July 2014
Scientists from the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology at The University of Manchester – part of the Manchester Cancer Research Centre – have developed a potential new tool to screen blood cancers to help with diagnosis and treatment planning.
 
15 July 2014
Key genetic variants may affect how cancer patients respond to radiation treatments, according to a study, involving researchers at The University of Manchester, published recently in the journal Nature Genetics.
 
14 July 2014
Manchester scientists are investigating how yeast cells respond to environmental stress in order to gain insight into processes that could help our understanding of cancer development.
 
11 July 2014
Manchester scientists have shown that a new drug could prove useful in treating small cell lung cancer - the most aggressive form of lung cancer.
 
07 July 2014
A significant number of young cancer patients suffer memory related side effects from chemotherapy according to a study by The University of Manchester to be announced at Teenage Cancer Trust’s International Conference on Teenage and Young Adult Cancer, Royal Society of Medicine.
 
01 July 2014
Cancer Research UK is bringing together leading researchers from London and Manchester in a groundbreaking new Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence.
 
25 June 2014
Scientists at the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, The University of Manchester and King’s College London have discovered a new way that melanoma skin cancer cells can invade healthy tissue and spread round the body.
 
19 June 2014
Researchers from The University of Manchester have begun a study to look at the online information available to lung cancer patients in an era of diagnosis by google.
 
18 June 2014
A new study by Manchester scientists has shown for the first time that a particular protein has contrasting effects in normal and cancerous breast stem cells – meaning it could prove useful in the development of more targeted treatments for breast cancer.
 
12 June 2014
The father of a graduate who died from ovarian cancer has teamed up with The University of Manchester medic who treated her for a 200 mile sponsored cycle ride visiting seven hospitals in the North West.
 
11 June 2014
Scientists have shown that sunscreen cannot be relied upon alone to prevent malignant melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer.
 
03 June 2014
A study by scientists in Manchester has shown how melanoma drugs can cause the cancer to progress once a patient has stopped responding to treatment.
 
02 June 2014
Scientists have shown how a lung cancer patient’s blood sample could be used to monitor and predict their response to treatment – paving the way for personalised medicine for the disease.
 
30 May 2014
Doctors should be more aware of the potential for invasive disease in patients presenting with symptoms of an early form of breast cancer, compared with those whose disease is detected through screening.
 
29 May 2014
Researchers from Manchester are leading a new national study to test a method to improve the effectiveness of radiotherapy in head-and-neck cancer, especially for older patients.
 
22 May 2014
Rapid resistance to vemurafenib – a treatment for a type of advanced melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer – could be prevented by blocking a druggable family of proteins.
 
15 May 2014
Research by Manchester scientists has discovered a molecule that plays a key role in leukaemia.
 
14 May 2014
Women and girls living in the most deprived areas of North West England are less likely to take part in cervical cancer screening and prevention programmes, according to a recent Manchester study.
 
13 May 2014
Scientists from The University of Manchester – part of the Manchester Cancer Research Centre - have demonstrated the potential of a drug to improve the effectiveness of radiotherapy in stopping tumour growth.
 
25 April 2014
Scientists studying cancerous tumour tissues in a laboratory believe they have identified a potential new strategy to treat ovarian cancer – which affects around 7,000 women in the UK each year.
 
24 April 2014
Scientists from The University of Manchester have identified a way to sensitise cancer cells to chemotherapy - making them more open to treatment.
 
23 April 2014
Manchester scientists have improved a way of analysing how cancer spreads and how effective drugs are at killing the cells.
 
16 April 2014
Scientists have uncovered a link between cholesterol and prostate cancer’s ability to spread to the bones in a study published in the British Journal of Cancer.
 
09 April 2014
Scientists in Manchester have shown that a simple test could improve the diagnosis of parathyroid cancer.
 
08 April 2014
One of the world's most cited scientists - knighted by the Queen for services to the subject - has taken the helm as Director at The University of Manchester's Institute for Cancer Sciences.
 
31 March 2014
A woman from Manchester has warned other women of the need to be aware of ovarian cancer, especially if they have a family history of the disease, as part of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.
 
24 March 2014
Manchester cancer scientists have revealed the potential of a less invasive technique to monitor how metastatic melanoma responds to treatment, in real-time.
 
21 March 2014
A study of over 50,000 women participating in the UK NHS Breast Screening Programme has found that, while three-yearly screening intervals are appropriate for the majority of women, approximately one third of women are at higher risk of developing cancer and might benefit from more frequent mammograms.
 
20 March 2014
In the North West, lung cancer rates in women have risen by nearly a quarter (23 per cent) over the last twenty years according to new Cancer Research UK figures* released today.
 
18 March 2014
A new way of targeting cancer cells is now being tested in the clinic thanks to recent work by Manchester scientists.
 
12 March 2014
Two new group leaders are set to join the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute at The University of Manchester – part of the Manchester Cancer Research Centre.
 
10 March 2014
Researchers in Manchester have investigated the stickiness of leukaemia cells, and whether this is linked to drug resistance.
 
07 March 2014
Age is a major risk factor for breast cancer in women, with 80 per cent of breast cancer cases diagnosed in women over 50 and a third of all breast cancers diagnosed in women over 70.
 
07 March 2014
The UK needs to invest in testing for those men most at risk of prostate cancer rather than follow a cast-the-net-wide approach targeting the whole population, a leading scientist from The University of Manchester has argued at an international conference this week.
 
28 February 2014
Scientists from The University of Manchester – part of the Manchester Cancer Research Centre (MCRC) - have discovered a new protein that is involved in cancer and inflammation in lung tissue.
 
27 February 2014
On-site workers constructing the new Manchester Cancer Research Centre building have been taking part in a health programme run by Clare Dickinson, the Cancer Research UK Lead Nurse for Manchester based at The Christie.
 
25 February 2014
A study led by University of Manchester scientists has shown promising results for a new treatment approach in follicular lymphoma.
 
17 February 2014
Scientists in Manchester are a step closer to understanding how lung cancer cells are able to spread into surrounding tissue and now believe that specialised channels that let sodium ions move into the cell play a crucial role.
 
14 February 2014
Scientists from The University of Manchester working with IBM Research have identified a key biological mechanism that for the first time explains why women with dense breast tissue are at greater risk of developing breast cancer.
 
13 February 2014
Herpes virus proteins are more ‘spaghetti-like’ than previously thought, which provides a vital clue in the search for an efficient treatment against a type of herpes which causes a form of cancer known as Kaposi’s sarcoma.
 
13 February 2014
The Movember Foundation and Prostate Cancer UK have announced the launch of the UK’s first ever Centres of Excellence programme in prostate cancer research.
 
12 February 2014
New research looking at the biological process involved in breast cancer development has strengthened the argument for a potential link between alcohol consumption and the disease.
 
05 February 2014
Every day 18 people die from cancer in Greater Manchester – around 6,500 a year – making the death toll around 10 per cent higher than the UK average*, according to the latest Cancer Research UK figures out today (Wednesday).
 
29 January 2014
Cancer Research UK’s Drug Development Office (DDO) - working with The University of Manchester - has launched a new clinical trial to treat lymphoma patients using the body’s own immune system to attack cancerous B-cells growing out of control.
 
24 January 2014
Scientists from The University of Manchester – part of the Manchester Cancer Research Centre - used a simple protein test that could prove more useful in predicting survival chances for patients with head-and-neck cancer compared to existing methods.
 
23 January 2014
Scientists in Manchester have gained new insight into a possible treatment target for leukaemia by looking at what makes blood stem cells stop replicating.
 
10 January 2014
Patients with lung cancer who also have a specific gene rearrangement do better on a new targeted therapy compared with standard chemotherapy, according a study by academics from the Manchester Cancer Research Centre.
 
07 January 2014
Scientists at The University of Manchester – part of the Manchester Cancer Research Centre - have been awarded a £1.8 million grant by the blood cancer charity Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research, to improve treatments for leukaemia patients.
 

2013

20 December 2013
Scientists from The University of Manchester – part of the Manchester Cancer Research Centre - believe they have discovered a new way to make chemotherapy treatment more effective for pancreatic cancer patients.
 
19 December 2013
Researchers from The University of Manchester – part of the Manchester Cancer Research Centre - have been chosen to lead new research network linking industry and academia set up to help develop new drugs, including anticancer drugs.
 
18 December 2013
Manchester scientists aim to identify key characteristics that help blood cancer cells survive after chemotherapy using a new piece of research equipment that can amplify DNA from a single cancer cell.
 
18 December 2013
Scientists in Manchester are getting new insight into the genetics of cancer of the eye by working out the entire genetic code of the disease.
 
17 December 2013
A study by Manchester scientists backs preventative surgery to improve survival for women who are at greater risk of getting ovarian cancer and suggests it appears helpful for women at risk of getting breast cancer because of genetic faults.
 
09 December 2013
The recent realisation that many human diseases including cancer, obesity and diabetes share a common cause in metabolic imbalance has propelled the establishment of a new Manchester Centre for Cellular Metabolism (MCCM) based at The University of Manchester.
 
29 November 2013
Cancer Research Technology, the commercial arm of Cancer Research UK, and the University of Manchester today announced a research agreement with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to generate new cancer drugs in the field of epigenetics.
 
29 November 2013
Manchester’s aim to become a leading international centre for turning innovative research into improved health for people locally and globally has received a major boost.
 
21 November 2013
Manchester scientists will benefit from a Cancer Research UK investment of over £100 million across cutting-edge research centres to help get new treatments and diagnostics to cancer patients sooner.
 
13 November 2013
Manchester scientists have developed a new imaging method that could help doctors choose the best treatment for individual patients by measuring how much oxygen is in their tumour.
 
12 November 2013
A topping out ceremony was held this week to mark construction of the highest point of the new £28.5m Manchester Cancer Research Centre (MCRC) building.
 
11 November 2013
A GANG of brave cancer survivors and those who have lost loved ones to the disease will leave a lasting impression on the new £28.5m Manchester Cancer Research Centre.
 
08 November 2013
The genetic make-up of a patient’s tumour could be used to personalise their treatment, and help to decide whether they would benefit from receiving additional drugs as part of their radiotherapy programme, according to a recent study involving scientists from the Manchester Cancer Research Centre.
 
01 November 2013
Death rates from prostate cancer in Greater Manchester have fallen by 18 per cent since the mid 1990s according to new figures* released by Cancer Research UK.
 
31 October 2013
Less than 7% of cervical cancer patients in Kenya are getting the optimum treatment needed to eradicate the disease, leading to unnecessary deaths - a study by The University of Manchester scientists reveals.
 
28 October 2013
Two local primary schools have taken part in a collaborative art-science project to mark the establishment of the new Manchester Cancer Research Centre (MCRC) research building as a milestone in cancer research in the city.
 
24 October 2013
Cancer imaging is set to get a major boost from a £35 million nationwide initiative to develop cutting edge imaging technologies for basic and clinical cancer research – with Manchester playing a major role.
 
22 October 2013
Women fighting cancer share their hopes for More Tomorrows through unique artwork on their heads.
 
15 October 2013
The Manchester Cancer Research Centre (MCRC) is hosting two public events in October - a screening of “The Enemy Within”, a film about the history of cancer research in Manchester, and a behind the scenes lab tour - both of which are part of Manchester Science Festival (24 October - 3 November 2013).
 
02 October 2013
Manchester Cancer Research Centre (MCRC) scientists have taken delivery of three new sophisticated research tools thanks to funding from the HEFCE UK Research Partnership Investment Fund (UKRPIF).
 
01 October 2013
A leading North West businessman and award winning entrepreneur has been appointed as the very first Executive Patron of the groundbreaking “More Tomorrows” campaign.
 
01 October 2013
Scientists in Manchester will be able to explore cells and proteins involved in cancer by looking at them closer than ever before thanks to a new state-of-the-art super resolution imaging machine, funded primarily by the Manchester Cancer Research Centre (MCRC).
 
13 September 2013
Scientists from The University of Manchester are leading a new European study to come up with methods to reduce the unwanted side-effects of radiotherapy and improve cancer treatment.
 
04 September 2013
Researchers from The University of Manchester have teamed up with experts in Leicester to study how much skin damage occurs at different light intensities and on different tones of skins.
 
01 September 2013
Cancer research in Manchester is going green thanks to the North West’s latest research building, which has been carefully designed to incorporate a range of environmentally-friendly features.
 
14 August 2013
The University of Manchester has invested in building a world-leading research group to tackle a problem that is largely unrecognised yet affects millions of people each year.
 
06 August 2013
Staff from The University of Manchester and Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust’s dermatology research team will be ensuring Salford City Reds fans don’t let their skin match the club’s name at their game on Friday 9 August.
 
26 July 2013
Leading researchers from The University of Manchester and Israel's Institute of Technology are to work together in the hunt for cures to cancer and genetic illnesses.
 
24 July 2013
A brave cancer survivor retraced her footsteps in helping to build a new £28.5m research centre when she officially opened the Cancer Research UK garden at RHS Tatton.
 
22 July 2013
MORE than eight out of 10 people diagnosed with malignant melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, will now survive the disease, compared to only around five in 10 in the early 70s, according to a new report* released today (Monday) by Cancer Research UK.
 
18 July 2013
Manchester is set to play a key role in a world-first Cancer Research UK study that will unlock lung cancer’s secrets.
 
08 July 2013
Cancer Research UK scientists are the first to use an efficient new screening strategy to identify gene faults in tumour cells that are possible drug targets for the most common form of lung cancer, according to new research published in PNAS, today (Monday).
 
08 July 2013
A global recruitment drive to bring 20 of the world’s best cancer experts and their teams to Manchester is now underway.
 
27 June 2013
The Manchester Cancer Research Centre (MCRC) has received more than £4,700 – thanks to The University of Manchester’s Staff Survey 2013. The donations made to The Christie for £2,037 and Cancer Research UK for £2,666 have boosted the ‘More Tomorrows’ campaign, which was set up by MCRC partners to raise funds for the new research building.
 
17 June 2013
Findings, published in journal Familial Cancer, show women under the age of 40 at higher risk of breast cancer who went for mammographic screening had their breast cancer detected at an earlier, more easily treatable stage, potentially improving their chance of survival.
 
14 June 2013
Cancer Research Technology, the commercial arm of Cancer Research UK, the University of Manchester and AstraZeneca announce two agreements to seek new cancer drugs.
 
12 June 2013
Rates of the deadliest form of skin cancer are unusually high in young women in the North West of England, with sunbeds and cheap holidays to blame, according to research published today in the British Journal of Dermatology.
 
07 June 2013
Scientists may have found a molecular 'bullseye' for a rare form of melanoma, opening up opportunities for new targeted treatment, according to new research* being published in the Journal of Pathology today (Friday).
 
17 May 2013
As International Clinical Trials day (May 20th) is celebrated around the world, Manchester scientists are driving two groundbreaking early-phase trials that buck tradition by bringing together Asian and Western research sites.
 
07 May 2013
The University of Manchester has today announced the appointment of a world-leading academic, who is playing a pivotal role in nanomedicine - a growing field with potential to benefit patients suffering from neurodegenerative disease and cancer.
 
10 April 2013
Certain types of papilloma virus might actually prevent cervical cancer, according to a new study by researchers from The University of Manchester.
 
27 March 2013
Scientists, including experts at The University of Manchester, have found a near doubling of the number of markers associated with breast, ovarian, and prostate cancer.
 
25 March 2013
The number of teenagers and young adults* dying from cancer in Britain has fallen from around 580 per year in the mid-70s (1975-77) to around 300 today (2008-2010), according to a new Cancer Research UK report released today (Monday)**.
 
20 March 2013
The North West’s leading entrepreneurs have gathered to discuss how business can beat cancer.
 
12 March 2013
The Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund has today (Tuesday 12 March) announced it is funding a £150,000 research project at Cancer Research UK’s Paterson Institute based at The University of Manchester.
 
26 February 2013
The team has just carried out the first clinical trial to examine the impact of the fish oils on the skin immunity of volunteers. Led by Professor Lesley Rhodes, Professor of Experimental Dermatology from the Photobiology Unit Dermatology Centre at the University, the study analysed the effect of taking omega-3 on 79 healthy volunteers.
 
15 February 2013
Research carried out by scientists at Georgia Institute of Technology and The University of Manchester has revealed new insights into how cells stick to each other and to other bodily structures, an essential function in the formation of tissue structures and organs.
 
15 February 2013
Genetic medicine experts from Manchester Biomedical Research Centre at Saint Mary’s Hospital and The University of Manchester have identified a new gene responsible for causing an inherited form of tumour, known as spinal meningioma.
 
14 February 2013
Two academics from The University of Manchester have come up with a new diet which they believe can help lower the risk of breast cancer.
 
11 February 2013
Adding lung cancer drugs to targeted melanoma treatment could increase survival for certain patients, according to research published in Cancer Discovery today (Monday).
 
04 February 2013
In a significant breakthrough scientists prove for the first time that breast cancer stem cells, the driving force of a tumour, can be targeted in cells from patients; an approach that could increase the chances of survival for women with aggressive breast cancers.
 
04 February 2013
Defective regulation of the cell cycle leading to uncontrolled growth is one of the hallmarks of cancer. In normal cells the cell cycle is a well-orchestrated series of events mediated by activation of key regulatory proteins that result in cell division (mitosis).
 

2012

19 December 2012
Scientists at The University of Manchester have identified a protein that appears to hold the key to creating more effective drug treatments for melanoma, one of the deadliest cancers.
 
09 December 2012
A new paper published this month demonstrates that when it comes to activating cell division, location is everything.
 
28 November 2012
A scientist from The University of Manchester has been awarded a €150,000 (about £120,000) research prize for the development of scalpel-sparing tests for the diagnosis and management of cancer.
 
08 November 2012
Inspirational cancer survivors will take the first step in helping to build a new £28.5m research building for the Manchester Cancer Research Centre (MCRC) today (Thursday).
 
01 November 2012
Cancer research in Manchester has been given a £12.8 million funding boost following a successful bid by The University of Manchester to the UK Research Partnership Investment Fund (UKRPIF).
 
01 November 2012
Scientists have identified a molecular ‘flag’ in women with breast cancer who do not respond or have become resistant to the hormone drug tamoxifen.
 
29 October 2012
Scientists have discovered a molecular ‘tell’ in laboratory experiments that could help doctors determine the severity of a patient’s prostate cancer.
 
29 October 2012
Manchester City Council’s Chief Executive Sir Howard Bernstein will be the next Chair of the Manchester Academic Health Science Centre (MAHSC).
 
18 October 2012
UK scientists hope that lymphoma patients could benefit from a new drug that triggers the cancer-fighting properties of the body’s own immune system, after highly promising early laboratory results.
 
27 August 2012
Scientists have developed a more accurate technique for imaging brain tumours that explains why different parts of the tumour have a different response to some anticancer drugs.
 
27 August 2012
A study of mechanisms that regulate cell division will better our understanding of the basic molecular processes that may lead to cancer.
 
18 August 2012
Joana Senra, a final year PhD student in Ian Stratford’s group in the School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences has been awarded the Jack Fowler award for her work on targeting DNA damage response pathways to improve the outcome of radiotherapy.
 
07 August 2012
Manchester scientists have found a new way of getting valuable information from tissue samples - even from those that have been stored for a long time and have started to reach the end of their shelf-life.
 
09 July 2012
Manchester scientists have identified a new risk factor associated with a high risk of relapse for childhood leukaemia. Developing drugs that target this factor may help to sensitise the leukaemia cells to chemotherapy and improve patient outcome after relapse.
 
06 July 2012
Scientists have found a novel DNA repair protein providing fresh insight into the processes of DNA damage that can lead to cancer.
 
11 June 2012
Scientists have discovered a new regulatory mechanism of cell cycle progression, giving insights into the mechanisms that may cause cancer.
 
10 May 2012
Manchester scientists have synthesised new compounds that can make tumour cells more sensitive to radiotherapy and that could be used to improve cancer treatment.
 
20 April 2012
One of The Christie's clinical scientists, Carl Rowbottom, has received the Chief Scientific Officer's Award for Leadership in the prestigious Advancing Healthcare Awards.
 
05 April 2012
The Department of Health has confirmed that up to £250m will be invested in building Proton Beam Therapy facilities at The Christie and University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
 
15 March 2012
Plans to build a state-of-the-art cancer research building for the Manchester Cancer Research Centre (MCRC) have been approved by Manchester City Council's planning committee.
 
14 March 2012
Zelboraf (vemurafenib), the first personalised treatment to extend life of patients with BRAF V600 mutation positive unresectable or metastatic melanoma to over a year, is now licensed for use in the UK following accelerated review by the EU Commission.
 
02 March 2012
Professor Richard Marais, the new Director of the Paterson Institute for Cancer Research, took up his post on 1 February 2012.
 
02 March 2012
The Christie successfully obtained £4.5M funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) for its Phase I/II Cancer Trials Unit in recognition of the outstanding early phase research work already carried out.
 
30 January 2012
Dr Andrew Wardley has been appointed director of the Clinical Trials Unit at The Christie.
 
30 January 2012
Dr Nick Slevin has been appointed as the Chair of a new national advisory group on radiotherapy.
 

2011

10 December 2011
Patients from Greater Manchester are among the first taking part in a pioneering initiative to demonstrate how genetic tests could be used within the NHS to help match cancer patients to the most appropriate treatment, while building a database of information for research into new targeted therapies.
 
02 December 2011
A team led by Dr Andrew Renehan, a Senior Lecturer from the Institute of Cancer Sciences and Honorary Consultant at The Christie, was recently awarded funding from the second call of the National Awareness and Early Detection [of cancer] Initiative (NAEDI).
 
01 December 2011
Dr Navin Mani, a clinical research fellow and trainee Head and Neck surgeon in the Translational Radiobiology group led by Professor Catharine West, has written an article that was selected as the front cover feature for the 2011 Christmas edition of the prestigious British Medical Journal (BMJ).
 
21 November 2011
Greater Manchester-based patients are among the first taking part in a pioneering initiative to demonstrate how genetic tests could be used within the NHS to help match cancer patients to the most appropriate treatment, while building a database of information for research into new targeted therapies.
 
15 November 2011
Professor Caroline Dive from the Paterson Institute has recently been elected a Fellow of the European Academy of Cancer Sciences.
 
07 November 2011
The incidence of cervical cancer in women in their 20s has risen by over 40 per cent between 1992 and 2006 in England, despite the overall incidence of cervical cancer dropping by 30 per cent.
 
07 November 2011
A team of researchers from Manchester was yesterday awarded the 2011 Cancer Research UK Prize for Translational Cancer Research at the NCRI Cancer Conference in Liverpool.
 
07 November 2011
Dr Ivan Ahel, a Junior Group Leader at the Paterson Institute, was one of 22 scientists selected to become members of the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO) Young Investigator Programme.
 
22 September 2011
Cancer Research UK and The University of Manchester have appointed Professor Richard Marais to be the next director of the Paterson Institute for Cancer Research in Manchester.
 
11 September 2011
The incidence of cervical cancer in women in their 20s has risen by over 40 per cent between 1992 and 2006 in England, despite the overall incidence of cervical cancer dropping by 30 per cent.
 
04 September 2011
Manchester has successfully renewed funding for the Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre (ECMC).
 
04 September 2011
Cancer Research UK scientists have succeeded in purifying a protein found in bacteria that could reveal new drug targets for inherited breast and ovarian cancers - and other cancers linked to DNA repair faults.
 
29 July 2011
Dr Caroline Henson, The Christie's Medical Co-ordinator for the Macmillan late effects project, has won a Shire Innovation Specialist Registrar Fund award.
 
15 July 2011
A protein molecule that 'glues' cells together and so has a key role in cancer is also responsible for many other important functions of cells, a new study has found.
 
17 June 2011
The Christie's Comprehensive Cancer Centre accreditation certificate was presented to them at a special ceremony on 18 June 2011 in Amsterdam.
 
09 June 2011
Waleed Alduaij, a PhD student in the Targeted Therapy group at The University of Manchester which is led by Tim Illidge, has been awarded the Royal Society of Medicine Oncology Section - Sylvia Lawler Prize.
 
31 March 2011
The MCRC today announced proposals for a new state-of-the-art research building which will be crucial in helping the MCRC to develop and improve cancer treatment.
 
19 March 2011
A new chairman has been appointed to The Christie, one of Europe's leading cancer centres and an international leader in research.
 
01 March 2011
Dr Andrew Renehan, a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at The Christie and Senior Clinical Lecturer in the Institute of Cancer Sciences at The University of Manchester, has been awarded the prestigious Hunterian Professorship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
 
03 February 2011
The Manchester Cancer Research Centre hosted an event on Wednesday 2 February 2011 to celebrate its 5 year anniversary.
 
01 February 2011
Professor Nic Jones, Director of the Manchester Cancer Research Centre, has recently been awarded the Gibb Fellowship - a well-deserved accolade in recognition of his achievements in cancer research.
 
21 January 2011
Professor Gareth Evans, Professor of Medical Genetics at The University of Manchester, has been appointed as the Director of the Manchester Breast Centre.
 
14 January 2011
Cancer Research UK and its commercial arm Cancer Research Technology (CRT), have established a team of scientists with expertise in cancer stem cell research to identify new targets to detect, monitor and treat cancer.
 
01 January 2011
The Manchester Cancer Research Centre, through The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, has joined forces with Europe's leading oncology organisations in the global fight against cancer.
 

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17 December 2010
A world-leading cancer researcher has been appointed as the next Chief Scientist of Cancer Research UK.
 
05 August 2009
Experts in Manchester begin research on a bank of high quality tissue from cancer patients across the county.
 
21 July 2009
Scientists have discovered a new way of killing cancer cells in a breakthrough that could eventually lead to new treatments for a range of different cancers.
 
06 July 2009
A team of young scientists attended the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO) practical course ‘Molecular genetics with the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe’ organised and held at The University of Manchester and the Paterson Institute for Cancer Research from 13-25 June 2009.
 
18 December 2008
Cancer research in Manchester has been confirmed as world leading by a prestigious national assessment.
 
05 September 2008
A new MCRC Collaborative Workshop Awards scheme has been established to encourage researchers and clinicians to develop strong partnerships across Greater Manchester.
 
15 August 2008
Cancer researchers from Singapore are to travel across the globe to Manchester to gain unique world-class training at the Manchester Cancer Research Centre as part of a scheme which is a first for the UK. The pioneering partnership was announced at a press conference in Singapore today.
 
03 October 2007
A groundbreaking new breast cancer research unit in Manchester is being set up by the UK’s leading breast cancer charity, Breakthrough Breast Cancer.
 
02 October 2007
Basic and clinical research in many disease areas, and particularly in cancer, is beginning to rely much more heavily on the analysis of human tissue to improve our understanding of disease mechanisms, the beneficial and detrimental effects of therapy on patients, and which patients benefit most from treatments.
 
01 October 2007
The MCRC will amplify the search for new cancer drugs through the creation of a drug discovery unit.