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Read more at: Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre and Abcam collaboration to to address global cancer challenges

Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre and Abcam collaboration to to address global cancer challenges

26 October 2021

Campus cancer experts join hands to address global challenges The Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre and Abcam have announced the extension of their long-standing relationship and formalized a new framework for broad collaboration. The new framework is focusing on key areas of cancer research such as early detection...


Read more at: Rebecca Fitzgerald wins the 2021 Don Listwin prize

Rebecca Fitzgerald wins the 2021 Don Listwin prize

26 October 2021

Don Listwin prize 2021 Congratulations to Rebecca Fitzgerald (Department of Oncology, Co-Lead of the CRUK Cambridge Centre Early Detection Programme), who has received the Don Listwin Award for Outstanding Contribution to Cancer Early Detection. Rebecca, a clinician scientist, is internationally recognised for her...


Read more at: Irene Debiram-Beecham highly commended in Royal College of Nursing awards

Irene Debiram-Beecham highly commended in Royal College of Nursing awards

26 October 2021

Irene Debiram-Beecham highly commended in Royal College of Nursing awards Congratulations to Irene Debiram-Beecham (Oncology), who has been highly commended in this year’s Royal College of Nursing (RCN) nursing awards in the Excellence in Cancer Research Nursing category. During the height of the Covid-19 pandemic...


Read more at: Origin of oesophageal cancer cells revealed

Origin of oesophageal cancer cells revealed

10 September 2021

Discovery of origin of oesophageal cancer cells highlights importance of screening for pre-cancerous Barrett’s oesophagus. r-fitzgerald.jpg A multidisciplinary group of scientists led by Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald (Department of Oncology, CRUK Cambridge Centre Early Detection Programme Lead), has recently published their...


Read more at: Rebecca Fitzgerald elected as new EMBO member

Rebecca Fitzgerald elected as new EMBO member

22 July 2021

Rebecca Fitzgerald (Department of Oncology, MRC Cancer Unit and co-lead Early Detection Programme) is amongst 64 scientists from around the world elected this year as Members and Associate Members of the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO). More information


Read more at: NIHR Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation programme

NIHR Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation programme

22 July 2021

Charlotte Coles (Dept of Oncology, Breast Cancer Programme and lead for CRUK RadNet Cambridge) and co-lead applicants Jo Haviland (ICR Clinical Trials and Statistics Unit) and Anna Kirby (Royal Marsden Hospital/ICR) have been awarded £1.3M to lead the first clinical trial in the UK testing proton beam therapy (PBT) for...


Read more at: Outstanding contribution award and Lancet commission

Outstanding contribution award and Lancet commission

22 July 2021

Charlotte Coles (Dept of Oncology, Breast Cancer Programme and lead for CRUK RadNet Cambridge) has received a COVID-19 Outstanding Contribution Award by the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR). The award is in recognition of her role in facilitating the uptake of hypofractionated breast radiotherapy at the start of the...


Read more at: AI in Health Care Awards

AI in Health Care Awards

22 July 2021

Raj Jena (Department of Oncology, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH), CRUK Cambridge Centre Neuro-Oncology Programme and CRUK RadNet Cambridge) has been successful in the latest round of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Health and Care Award, winning government funding to develop AI technologies...


Read more at: Cytosponge mobile testing and Scottish rollout

Cytosponge mobile testing and Scottish rollout

22 July 2021

A new mobile screening unit offering the Cytosponge test, developed by Rebecca Fitzgerald (Department of Oncology, MRC Cancer Unit and co-lead Early Detection Programme), has opened at GP practices in the East of England. Patients on medication for heartburn will be invited to have the 10 minute test to screen for Barrett’...


Read more at: Largest genetic database of Asian breast cancers

Largest genetic database of Asian breast cancers

1 February 2021

Professor Carlos Caldas (Department of Oncology & Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute ) and Dr Suet-Feung Chin ( Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute ) from t he University of Cambridge, UK collaborated with with Professor Pathmanathan Rajadurai and Professor Dato’ Dr Yip Cheng Har from Subang Jaya Medical Centre...