Disease Sites

Research activities across specific tumour sites

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The MCRC supports research activities across a range of disease sites and cross-cutting research themes. Our strengths span the spectrum of basic, discovery translational and clinical research. Explore more about the research within various disease sites through the links below.

Breast Cancer

Discover breast cancer research in Manchester, coordinated through the Manchester Breast Centre and covering basic, translational and clinical science.

Gynaecological Cancer

Find out about research activities into cancers of the ovaries, womb, cervix, vagina and vulva.

Haematological Cancer

Discover how we are advancing research understanding in cancers that affect the blood, bone marrow and lymph nodes.

Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Cancer

Discover our research in cancers originating in the liver, gallbladder, pancreas and neuroendocrine system.

Lung Cancer

Find out more about the research our scientists have done to improve outcomes for people affected by lung cancer.

Melanoma and other Skin Cancers

Discover more about melanoma research in Manchester.

Peritoneal Metastases

Discover more about Peritoneal Metastases research in Manchester.

Prostate, Bladder and other Genitourinary Cancers

Find out about research into genitourinary cancers, including prostate, bladder, renal, penile and testicular cancers.