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.