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Development Fund Now Open

Applications are now open for our Development Fund. Pump-priming awards up to £15,000 are available to Oxford cancer researchers. Apply by 12th February 2021.

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Bowel cancer patients going undiagnosed due to COVID distruption

A new study led by the University of Oxford has found that since the first coronavirus lockdown the number of people diagnosed with bowel cancer in England has fallen sharply, with a deficit persisting up to October 2020
Prof Ahmed Ahmed in his lab

“The Oxford Classic” classification system uncovers new information about ovarian cancers

Oxford cancer researchers have developed a new way of subtyping ovarian cancer that enables the accurate prediction of patient outcome and sheds light onto the role the immune system plays in ovarian cancer response to treatment.

Oxford spin out financed $6.8m for research into oncolytic therapies

Oxford spin out company Theolytics has closed a $6.8m deal to support their work into developing novel cancer therapies from viruses

Being a part of cancer drug discoveries

Susan Cakebread, gives her account of being on an experimental drug trial here in Oxford
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Investigating the effects of co-morbidities on liver cancer risk

Dr Philippa Matthews and colleagues review the associations between liver cancer risk and co-morbidities and other metabolic factors in individuals with chronic hepatitis B virus infection.

Potential of DNA-based blood tests for detecting pancreatic cancer earlier

Dr Shivan Sivakumar and colleagues evaluate the current progress and future potential in using genetic and epigenetic methods for detecting pancreatic cancer DNA in the blood

Bioengineering the human gut

An interdisciplinary collaboration generates an advanced model of the human gastrointestinal tract with broad applications for disease research and regenerative medicine

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

A round up of Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month at the University of Oxford

SCALOP team discover new pancreatic cancer biomarker

The SCALOP clinical trial team have uncovered a new therapeutic target for locally advanced pancreatic cancer. Read more about it and the next steps for the SCALOP-2 trial.

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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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