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DPhil in Cancer Science: Project Submissions

Submissions are now open for our DPhil in Cancer Science Programme. We welcome all project ideas with relevance to cancer science. Apply by 26th July 2021.

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AI endoscopy enables 3D surface measurements of pre-cancerous conditions in oesophagus

Clinicians and engineers in Oxford have begun using artificial intelligence alongside endoscopy to get more accurate readings of the pre-cancerous condition Barrett’s oesophagus and so determine patients most at risk of developing cancer.

Groundbreaking FOCUS4 clinical trials report their findings at ASCO

Principal Investigator Tim Maughan talks about the forward-thinking approach of the FOCUS4 cancer clinical trials and how they have helped shape the UK's fight against COVID-19

Eoghan Mullholland awarded colorectal cancer fellowship

As part of UK Pride month, we are spotlighting the work of cancer researcher and University LGBTQ+ Representative Dr Eoghan Mulholland

Artificial intelligence tool for streamlining pathology workflow

A multidisciplinary team in Oxford has developed an algorithm for automated requesting of additional investigation in diagnostically uncertain prostate biopsies.

Cancer immunologist Lieping Chen joins Ludwig Oxford as a Visiting Professor

Oxford is delighted to welcome this acclaimed scientist to the Branch and the Ludwig Oxford community.

Professor David Hunter honoured by the Academy of Medical Sciences

OxCODE Associate Director Professor David Hunter has been elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

New prostate cancer risk tool

A new calculator has been developed by Professors Julia Hippisley-Cox and Carol Coupland to help GPs prioritise patients at high risk of prostate cancer.

Adrian Hill elected to Royal Society

Six scientists from the University of Oxford have joined the Royal Society as Fellows, including vaccine and cancer researcher Prof. Adrian Hill

Understanding mutation progression to detect ovarian cancer earlier

Nina Wietek from the Ahmed lab is investigating fallopian tube tissue to see what we can understand about precancerous mutations in the tissue from which ovarian cancers develops.

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