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.