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.
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.