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Department of Oncology


Early Cancer Institute

1 in 2 people will develop some form of cancer during their lifetime. (Source - NHS)

But if cancer is detected at an early stage, before it has had chance to spread, chances of successful treatment and survival are increased.

The Early Cancer Institute, Cambridge, is a vibrant collaboration of world-class transformative researchers who are passionate about detecting cancer earlier, when it can still be cured. Our multidisciplinary approach is pioneering a new paradigm in cancer detection, taking early detection innovations from bench to bedside, striving to move the world beyond the fear of cancer.

The Research Leads in our Institute are:

Further information:

Our Institute is part of the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre and our Programme website is

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