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A Vision To Create a Cancer Free Future

Fostering a Team Science and Collaborative Environment

Driving World-Leading and Practice-Influencing Cancer Research

From the Laboratory Bench to Life-Saving Treatments

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Spring/Summer 2022 edition of the Training and Education Newsletter

Discover the successes of our cancer postgraduate trainees and postdocs in our Spring/Summer  2022 Training & Education Newsletter, bringing you the achievements of our valued researchers including their recent publications, academic presentations and awards from across the breadth of our research portfolio.

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Forging Collaborations on an International Scale - MCRC visit Kenya

Members of the MCRC, University of Manchester and The Christie visited KUTRRH in June to build on existing collaborations to improve cancer survival.

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The Case for Banning Sunbeds

Following an MCRC Town Hall in 2018, a multi-disciplinary team from across Manchester set out to demonstrate the melanoma prevention and health economic benefits of banning indoor tanning facilities. The results from their study have now been published in the Journal of Dermatology.

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We speak to Professor Gareth Evans about how the findings from PROCAS 1 led to the inception of PROCAS 2, which assesses the feasibility of implementing a personalised risk score into a woman’s first screening appointment and the associated impact on NHS staff, patients and other related organisations.

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The ALETHEIA framework in radiation oncology

Dr Marianne Aznar explains the ALETHEIA Framework, an AI toolkit developed by Rolls-Royce, and how it is being applied to radiation oncology.

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On Cancer

Created in partnership with Policy@Manchester and The University of Manchester, read our latest publication demonstrating exemplar Team Science research taking place in Manchester. On Cancer spotlights the evidence on which to base future policy implementations, from pioneering early detection, and equal access of screening and treatments, to our use of cutting-edge technologies.

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MCRC Annual Report 2020/2021

Find out more about Cancer Research in Manchester in our latest Annual Report, covering 2020 and 2021.

Leaders In Excellence


The Manchester Cancer Research Centre brings together world-leading researchers with diverse interests across a range of specialisms. Our Team Science approach is focused on enabling multidisciplinary groups to collaborate towards…


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The MCRC is a unique partnership between The University of Manchester, Cancer Research UK and The Christie NHS Foundation Trust.

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