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Harnessing world leading science to cure cancer

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We have achieved a critical mass of investment here in Oxford and the opportunities for cancer research are immense

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The Centre supports researchers at every stage of their career and are committed to facilitating more excellent science in Oxford

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Finding cancer sooner, treating only those who need it, using cutting edge tools.

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Latest news 

Oxford joins cancer coronavirus registry project

Oncologists in Oxford join Leeds, Birmingham and more universities to help monitor COVID-19 positive cancer patients

Oxford technology holds great promise for a multi-cancer blood test

Ongoing Oxford research aims to improve the sensitivity of cancer blood tests with the goal of earlier detection for a variety of cancers.

Oxford University and Sichuan University form joint Centre for Gastrointestinal Cancer

The University of Oxford-Sichuan University Huaxi Joint Centre for Gastrointestinal Cancer is a new international collaboration that seeks to develop an integrated gastrointestinal cancer plan through the exchanging of ideas and resources.

Dr Eileen Parkes joins Oxford Cancer

Eileen brings research into the body’s innate immune response to cancer and how we can harness these pathways to develop novel clinical treatments

Professor Sir Peter Ratcliffe elected as an AACR Academy Fellow

Sir Peter joins the ranks of the American Association for Cancer Research’s finest scientists.

Tackling oesophageal cancer early detection challenges through AI

Dr Sharib Ali specialises in the applications of AI to early oesophageal cancer detection

Oesophageal Cancer Focus Month: DPhil Spotlight – Pek Kei Im (Becky)

We talk to DPhil student Becky Im about her investigations into oesophageal cancer risks in Asian populations

Centre co-Director Prof Xin Lu honoured by the Royal Society

Co-director of the Oxford Centre, Prof Xin Lu, has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society for her contributions to cancer biology.

Novel sequencing techniques reveal microRNA influence on prostate cancer development

A new publication collaboration between three Oxford departments uses a novel screening approach to reveal the influence microRNA have on the spread of cancer

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Funding

The Centre supports researchers at every stage of their career and are committed to facilitating more excellent science in Oxford.

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Research

We have achieved a critical mass of investment here in Oxford and the opportunities for cancer research are immense.

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Graduate studies

Oxford is consistently ranked the world’s best for clinical, pre-clinical, and health training. It is within this rich environment that the Centre implements its strategy for training the next generation of cancer researchers.

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Events

Through our networking and events programme, the Centre brings together the individual components of the Centre into a cohesive community for cancer research.

Oxford Centre Films

Participating in an early phase clinical trial (Part 1) – being recruited to a trial

Participating in an early phase clinical trial (Part 2) – during the trial

CRUK Oxford Centre International Symposium on Oesophageal Cancer

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