MCRC Resources

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Discover a selection of cancer research resources from the MCRC, including annual reports, and brochures.

MCRC 2020/2021 Annual Report

Our 2020/2021 Annual Report is now available! Discover the research activities, funding announcements, publication and award successes from the past year at the MCRC.

Despite the set back and impact to research of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s report highlights several key achievements in our practice-influencing, world-leading cancer research, including:

  • Collaborating with Kenyatta University Teaching Referral and Research Hospital to improve the lives of people with oesophageal cancer in Kenya.
  • How research led by Prof. Emma Crosbie led to a change in NICE Guidelines that women with womb cancer are now screened for Lynch syndrome.
  • Spotlights on strategic developments in neuro-oncology and paediatric oncology
  • Meet the wider MCRC team and our activities in Strategic Research and Partnerships, Training and Education and Professional Services
  • The Digital Cancer Centre and how data and research will enable the seamless integration of targeted clinical trials.


Read about the last year of life-saving cancer research today.

MCRC Annual Report 2020/2021 front cover

Download the MCRC 2020/21 Annual Report (PDF, 4.8MB)

Download the MCRC 2019 Annual Report (PDF, 4MB)

MCRC & CRUK Manchester Centre: Training & Education Newsletter

Discover the successes of our cancer postgraduate trainees and postdocs in our 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, as well as spotlighting the stories from our alumni. The Newsletter is published twice a year in Spring/Summer and Autumn/Winter and you will be able to access all published newsletters below.

Training and Education Newsletter Front cover

Spring/Summer 2022 edition of the Training and Education Newsletter (2MB, PDF)

Autumn/Winter 2021 edition of the Training and Education Newsletter (2MB, PDF)

Spring/Summer 2021 edition of the Training and Education Newsletter (2MB, PDF)

MCRC Brochures

Download any of our selection of brochures from the past five years. Find out more about:

  • Radiation Related Research
  • Cancer and COVID-19 Research Projects
  • Training Opportunities in Manchester
  • Why Manchester?
OCRB side at nighttime

Training in Manchester brochure (PDF, 2MB)

Why Manchester? brochure (PDF, 4MB)

Radiation Related Research brochure (PDF, 1MB)

COVID-19 and Cancer Infosheet (PDF, 3MB)

Our Vision

Discover how the MCRC is uniting science and driving clinical excellence to create a cancer free future.

Our Partners

Find out about the partners of the MCRC: The University of Manchester, Cancer Research UK, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust and Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust.

Paterson Redevelopment Project

Discover how we are re-writing the future of cancer research by creating a world-leading cancer research facility right in the heart of Manchester.

Research Heritage

Cancer research in Manchester dates back to the 19th Century, and is the location for many pioneering discoveries and innovations.


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