ASCO 2019: New blood test predicts breast cancer’s return at start of treatment

Video: Dr Ben O’Leary discusses a new blood test for women with advanced breast cancer which can predict how well patients will respond to a new drug right at the…

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16 APR 2019 Targeted breast cancer drug – olaparib – given green light by EU

European Medicines Agency approves olaparib for women with BRCA-mutant breast cancer – 15 months after licensing in the US The targeted cancer drug olaparib has been approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for…

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Breast Cancer Research at the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute

Prof Matt Smalley, Director Dr Richard Clarkson BCRA visit, 2nd May 2019 Click to Download: http://breastcancerresearchaid.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/bcra-020519-7284-ver-8.pptx

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Capturing cancer on the move – ICR photography competition showcases stunning images of tumour cells in action

Every year our researchers submit outstanding pictures to our Science and Medical Imaging Competition – telling a story about our pioneering work and its benefits for patients. Check out the…

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Potential new treatment for advanced cancers

A potential treatment for therapy-resistant breast cancer patients has been uncovered by researchers at Cardiff University. The European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute, based with Cardiff University, has repurposed a…

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Our Recent Research News

We have recently provided funding to the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) to help support their ground-breaking breast cancer research programme. The ICR is one of the world’s most influential…

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Cell shape ‘maps’ could point to new cancer treatments

Scientists have created a ‘map’ linking the shape of breast cancer cells to the activation of their genes, which could point towards new treatments and help improve the effectiveness of…

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One thousand cancer patients have gene testing through efficient, affordable new process 16 NOV 2016

A thousand breast and ovarian cancer patients have now benefited from a faster BRCA gene testing process that was developed in the UK and is being adopted around the globe.…

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