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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

The MCRC is a partnership founded by:

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Paterson Director's Update - May 2021

In our first of a new series of quarterly updates, Professor Nic Jones updates about the progress of the Paterson Redevelopment Project, as construction now reaches the fourth floor of our new world-leading cancer research facility.

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Director's Update - April 2021

In the first MCRC Director’s Update of 2021, Rob Bristow updates about grant applications, achievements and awards for our academic colleagues and various events on the horizon.

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First proton beam therapy clinical trial in the UK

The first proton beam therapy clinical trial in the UK is taking place at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust in Manchester. Find out more about the study here.

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Research in Manchester

Find out more about research activities in Manchester, including how we foster an environment of collaboration and Team Science to drive impactful cancer research from the bench to the bedside.

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…


Our training and development schemes offers you the opportunity to grow your…


At the MCRC, collaboration is built into our ethos, it lies at…


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

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