Early Detection of Cancer Month 2021

This year we featured some of the cancer early detection projects and news from across Oxford on our channels as part of Early Detection of Cancer Month in February 2021. Check out a summary of all the stories we have relating to blood cancer below and the variety of work happening in the early detection of many different cancer types at the University of Oxford and Oxford University Hospitals Trust.

New prostate cancer risk tool

May 12, 2021/by Oxford Centre

Understanding mutation progression to detect ovarian cancer earlier

May 7, 2021/by Oxford Centre

New study investigates how growth factors in our gut could initiate cancer

May 5, 2021/by Oxford Centre

Oxford success at the early detection sandpit on pancreatic cancer

April 22, 2021/by Oxford Centre
An animation showing a dial with green, amber and red risk levels for myeloma

New clinical prediction tools for myeloma

April 9, 2021/by Oxford Centre

Early Detection Award for research into the clinical application of single cell genomics

April 6, 2021/by Oxford Centre
Doctor looking at skin

Higher testosterone levels in men linked to greater melanoma risk

March 31, 2021/by Oxford Centre

New funding for early diagnosis research using platelets

March 30, 2021/by Oxford Centre

Oxford spin out influencing patient care world wide

March 27, 2021/by Oxford Centre

Funding to improve childhood, teenage and young adult cancer detection

March 26, 2021/by Oxford Centre

DeLIVER clinical research study underway as recruitment opens

March 23, 2021/by Oxford Centre

Registration open for Cancer Early Detection and Epigenetics Symposium

March 15, 2021/by Oxford Centre

Drinking alcohol regularly increases cancer risk in Chinese populations

March 11, 2021/by Oxford Centre
An animated drawing of the DNA double helix on a background of DNA sequence (a, c, g, t)

Developing a system to simultaneously detect genetic and epigenetic information

March 2, 2021/by Oxford Centre

Finding extracellular vesicle biomarkers for oesophageal cancer early detection

February 22, 2021/by Oxford Centre

Detecting for multiple cancers in one simple test

February 19, 2021/by Oxford Centre
A molecule of DNA with a radiating light representing mutation

Understanding how inherited and acquired mutations interact to affect cancer

February 18, 2021/by Oxford Centre

Studying viral genetics to aid liver cancer early detection

February 15, 2021/by Oxford Centre

Understanding how cancer arises from infected tissue

February 11, 2021/by Oxford Centre

Detecting myeloma earlier

February 8, 2021/by Oxford Centre
The NMR machine in the lab of James Larkins, with samples lined up to be analysed

Following the cancer metabolomic breadcrumb trail

February 1, 2021/by Oxford Centre
National Foundation for Cancer Research

Investigating the effects of co-morbidities on liver cancer risk

December 16, 2020/by Oxford Centre

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

December 11, 2020/by Oxford Centre

Bioengineering the human gut

December 4, 2020/by Oxford Centre
Image from an endoscopy video with the detected artefacts highlighted with coloured boxes.

Using AI to improve the quality of endoscopy videos

November 25, 2020/by Oxford Centre

The search for pancreatic cancer biomarkers

November 23, 2020/by Oxford Centre

Early stage ‘red flag’ symptoms for pancreatic cancer

November 16, 2020/by Oxford Centre

Oxford Cancer alumni’s biotech success

November 11, 2020/by Oxford Centre

Detecting pancreatic cancer through blood tests

November 10, 2020/by Oxford Centre

Funding boost for OxPLoreD early detection study

October 20, 2020/by Oxford Centre

Oxfordshire-based SCAN pathway wins BMJ award

October 8, 2020/by Oxford Centre

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

October 7, 2020/by Oxford Centre

Tackling blood cancers in Tanzania and Uganda

September 15, 2020/by Oxford Centre

The relationship between unexpected weight loss & cancer

August 13, 2020/by Oxford Centre

Oxford to lead new programme of AI research to improve lung cancer screening

July 3, 2020/by Oxford Centre

Affordable approaches to earlier cancer diagnosis in India

June 19, 2020/by Oxford Centre

New start-up Base Genomics launches

June 3, 2020/by Oxford Centre

Tackling oesophageal cancer early detection challenges through AI

May 7, 2020/by Oxford Centre

Celebrating the launch of the Oxford Centre for Early Cancer Detection

July 12, 2019/by Oxford Centre

Using GP data to improve cancer survival rates

June 19, 2019/by Oxford Centre

AI-powered tools tackling oesophageal cancer

June 17, 2019/by Oxford Centre

Preventing GI Cancers by Optimising Endoscopy

April 23, 2019/by Oxford Centre

Interview with David Church on the Importance of Bowel Cancer Awareness

April 8, 2019/by Oxford Centre

Improving Patient Stratification and Treatment

April 8, 2019/by Oxford Centre

Predicting Bowel Cancer

April 5, 2019/by Oxford Centre

2019 Symposium Registration – Now open!

April 3, 2019/by Oxford Centre

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

April 1, 2019/by Oxford Centre

Enabling More Targeted Treatment of Prostate Cancer by De-coding Stress Response Signalling of Cancer Cells

March 8, 2019/by Oxford Centre

Improving Early Detection of Recurring Cancers after Chemoradiotherapy Treatment

February 22, 2019/by Oxford Centre

Use of Circulating Extracellular Vesicles for the Early Detection of Oesophageal Cancer

February 15, 2019/by Oxford Centre

Machine Learning to Help Improve Early Detection and Treatment of Barrett’s Oesophagus

February 11, 2019/by Oxford Centre

Using AI to Detect Oesophageal Cancer Earlier

February 8, 2019/by Oxford Centre

February is Oesophageal Cancer Awareness Month

February 5, 2019/by Oxford Centre

Transatlantic collaboration to support earlier detection of pancreatic and oesophageal cancer

October 31, 2018/by Oxford Centre

Rare cancer could be caught early using simple blood tests

August 16, 2018/by Oxford Centre

Aspirin and acid reflux medication reduce the likelihood of patients with Barrett’s oesophagus developing oesophageal cancer.

June 12, 2018/by Oxford Centre

Monitoring prostate cancer offers the same survival chance as surgery or radiotherapy over 10 years, but treatment reduces risk of cancer progression

September 15, 2016/by Oxford Centre

Scientists double number of known genetic risk factors for endometrial cancer

May 16, 2016/by Oxford Centre

Giant touchscreen helping in the battle against cancer

February 26, 2016/by Oxford Centre

Oxford researcher secures funding for powerful imaging technique in pancreatic cancer

February 4, 2016/by Oxford Centre
Vision

Genetic expression ‘predicts lung cancer survival’

July 20, 2015/by Oxford Centre
Research

Metal test could help diagnose breast cancer early

December 19, 2014/by Oxford Centre