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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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Director's Update - December 2020

In the final update of 2020, the Director of the MCRC, Professor Robert Bristow, looks back at what has been one of the most challenging years for cancer research.

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Re-Writing the Future of Cancer

Together with our partners, The University of Manchester, Cancer Research UK and The Christie, we’re working to develop a top five world-leading cancer research facility in the heart of Manchester.

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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.

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Ultraviolet radiation causes rare type of eye cancer

In a new study, led by Professors Richard Marais and Caroline Springer,  researchers have found that ultraviolet radiation can cause a rare type of eye cancer, and may also benefit from treatments typically used for melanoma patients.

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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