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DPhil in Cancer Science

Applications are now open for our DPhil in Cancer Science Programme. Check out our Project Booklet with available topics of research, apply by Friday, 8 January 2020.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

A summary of Breast Cancer Awareness Month at the Oxford Cancer Centre

Understanding breast cancer risk in Chinese populations

Researchers from the Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit (CTSU) are utilising the China Kadoorie Biobank to better understand how breast cancer risk factors may differ between individuals from Western and Eastern populations
Breast tissue growing in the new hydrogel

New hydrogel technology has promise in breast cancer modelling

A new hydrogel technology from the Farnie group has provided cancer researchers with a new way to faithfully model breast tumours and discover new therapeutic targets
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Using big data in breast cancer research

The Cancer Epidemiology Unit has been using the largest epidemiological data set of its kind to unlock the secrets of breast cancer, what can be done to prevent it, and which women are most likely to develop it

Funding boost for OxPLoreD early detection study

UK Research and Innovation provides additional funds for whole genome sequencing as part of the OxPLoreD programme of research into high-risk conditions for blood cancer

A new FRONTIER for breast cancer

Latest news from FRONTIER, the trial investigating the potential of the radiotracer Fluciclovine in the subtyping and staging of breast cancers

Oxfordshire-based SCAN pathway wins BMJ award

A pathway designed to investigate individuals with non-specific but concerning symptoms of cancer wins the BMJ Awards 2020 Cancer Care Team of the Year

Understanding breast cancer management in women of different ethnicities

Dr Toral Gathani investigates the associations between ethnicity and the surgical management of breast cancer, to help understand any observed differences in patterns of treatment in women of different ethnic groups.

Prof. Ellie Barnes comments on the 2020 Nobel Prize for Medicine

Prof Ellie Barnes comments on the recent Nobel Prize in Medicine, awarded to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice for their discovery of the Hepatitis C virus, a major global health problem and a cause of cancer

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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

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