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.
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.