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Virtual Symposium 2020

Registration is now open for the our 9th Annual Symposium. This year it will take place virtually on Wednesday 21st October 2020.

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Latest news 

The relationship between unexpected weight loss & cancer

New research will help GPs to identify the signs they should look for to swiftly diagnose cancer in people with unexpected weight loss

TP53 gene determines severe blood cancer development

A new study has found that the allelic appearance of the TP53 gene has great impact on development of severe types of blood cancer

Using DNA & RNA to treat cancers

Cancer research UK Oxford Centre Development Fund Awardees Ysobel Baker and Tom Brown investigate the potential of DNA and RNA molecules as precision cancer treatments

Researchers discover cell communication mechanism that drives cancer adaptation

DPAG and Oncology researchers have uncovered a new mechanism by which cancer cells adapt to the stresses they encounter as they grow and respond to therapies

Prof Anna Schuh wins Vice-Chancellor Innovation Award

Anna and her team wins the Teamwork award for their work on improving the outcome of children with blood diseases in sub-Saharan Africa

Using machine-learning approaches to identify blood cancer types

Oxford researchers have outlined the applications of AI in the classification of myeloproliferative neoplasm cancers in a new study

Researchers discover mutation that determines treatment efficiency

Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine researchers have recently discovered why a class of cancer drugs is beneficial only in a subset of patients

New digital classification method using AI developed for colorectal cancer

A new study from S:CORT demonstrates an easy, cheap way to determine colorectal cancer molecular subtype using AI deep-learning digital pathology technology

Mapping the T-cell landscape of pancreatic cancer

Through analysis of T-cell populations, researchers Drs Enas Abu-Shah & Shivan Sivakumar identify novel therapeutic opportunities in pancreatic cancer patients

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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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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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