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.