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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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Gold nanoparticles help deliver lethal one-two punch to cancer

Tagging gold nanoparticles with a small dose of radiation has helped researchers trace the precious metal as it delivers a drug right into the heart of cancer cells, according to new laboratory research being presented at the 2016 National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Cancer conference.

Oxford is Standing Up to Cancer!

Cancer Research UK Oxford Centre members from the Department of Oncology and Institute of Biomedical Engineering – Professor Boris Vojnovic, Professor Anne Kiltie, Jia-Ling Ruan, Yesna Yildiz and Professor Eleanor Stride,will all be part of the Stand Up to Cancer audience tonight!
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Monitoring prostate cancer offers the same survival chance as surgery or radiotherapy over 10 years, but treatment reduces risk of cancer progression

Active monitoring is as effective as surgery and radiotherapy, in terms of survival at 10 years, reports the largest study of its kind, funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).
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Oxford researcher awarded nearly £1m to explore potentially 'game-changing' treatments for prostate cancer

Dr Richard Bryant, a consultant urologist and surgeon who treats patients from across Oxfordshire, has been awarded almost £1m from Cancer Research UK to investigate a new form of treatment for prostate cancer
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Anti-malaria drug could make tumours easier to treat

An anti-malaria drug could help radiotherapy destroy tumours according to a Cancer Research UK-funded study in Oxford, published in Nature Communications.
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PET Radiopharmacy Oxford and Cyclotron Appeal Launch

The Cyclotron Appeal was launched as a state of the art laboratory facility was opened at Churchill Hospital this week. It will be the final piece of multi-million pound equipment to be installed into the lab, which sits next to the Oxford Cancer and Haematology Centre.
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Ricky Sharma appointed as Professor of Radiation Oncology at UCL

Ricky Sharma, Group Leader at the CRUK/MRC Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology and the Department of Oncology, has been appointed to the position of Professor and Chair of Radiation Oncology at University College London. He will start in his new post in July.
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Scientists double number of known genetic risk factors for endometrial cancer

An international collaboration of researchers has identified five new gene regions that increase a woman’s risk of developing endometrial cancer
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Oxford scientists lead the way in cutting-edge cancer research

Researchers in Oxford will join forces with scientists from across the UK to find out how best to use new radiotherapy machines, including stereotactic ablative radiotherapy, image-guided radiotherapy, and proton beam therapy.

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

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Oxford University is first and foremost an institution dedicated to education and is consistently the world’s best university for clinical, pre-clinical and health training. It is within this enriched environment that the Centre is able to implement its strategy for training the next generation of cancer researchers.

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

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