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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

How chemotherapy impacts the body

A new study has investigated how chemotherapy impacts oesophageal cancer patients and if this determines a patient’s risk of post-operative complications

New AI technology to help research into cancer metastasis

DeepScratch is a new AI technology that can be used to analyse how cells move in response to wound, building on the latest advances in deep learning

Therapeutic potential for breast cancer found in the matrix

Work currently underway in the laboratory of Prof Kim Midwood is investigating the therapeutic anti-cancer potential of tenascin-C, a molecule found in the extracellular matrix of breast cancer

Blood Cancer Awareness Month

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

First Huaxi SCU-Oxford Forum on Gastrointestinal Cancer

The first Centre Forum was held in China this week, from 27-28th September 2020