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Understanding DCIS: building tools and resources to halt over-treatment
Whole-mount image of DCIS MIND model, with DCIS cells in green and myoepithelial cells in magenta, which represent the ductal tree
In 2015, Cancer Grand Challenges set the Lethal vs. Non-Lethal Cancers challenge with the vision to develop a thorough understanding of features that can distinguish a non-lethal growth from a potentially lethal malignant growth, so that…

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In 2015, Cancer Grand Challenges set the Unusual Mutations Patterns challenge, to discover how cancer-causing events induce unusual patterns of…
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There is a new revolution in cancer research – a spatial biology revolution that is destined to change how scientists capture information about…
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Today we’re excited to announce the five new global teams that have been selected to each receive up to $25m in Cancer Grand Challenges funding over…
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As we look towards announcing our new teams on 6 March, we reflect with former members of the Cancer Grand Challenges Advocacy Panel on the role the…

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In 2015, Cancer Grand Challenges set the Lethal vs. Non-Lethal Cancers challenge with the vision to develop a thorough understanding of features that can distinguish a non-lethal growth from a potentially lethal…
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In 2015, Cancer Grand Challenges set the Unusual Mutations Patterns challenge, to discover how cancer-causing events induce unusual patterns of mutation. In tackling this challenge over the past seven years, and through…
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There is a new revolution in cancer research – a spatial biology revolution that is destined to change how scientists capture information about tumours, and may lead to new ways to diagnose and treat cancer. The Cancer…
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Today we’re excited to announce the five new global teams that have been selected to each receive up to $25m in Cancer Grand Challenges funding over five years to take on four of cancer’s toughest challenges. In March…
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As we look towards announcing our new teams on 6 March, we reflect with former members of the Cancer Grand Challenges Advocacy Panel on the role the panel plays in ensuring that the voice of people affected by cancer is…
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Last month we held our annual Future Leaders Conference in Lisbon. As well as being a time for early career researchers from across our funded teams to come together, network and share their scientific findings, this…
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New findings from the Cancer Grand Challenges PRECISION team this Breast Cancer Awareness Month show that breast cancer development from DCIS is a rare event and emphasise the urgent need for accurate prognostic markers…
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Today we’re announcing a major new €10m (£8.6m) partnership between Cancer Research UK and France’s Institut National Du Cancer (INCa) to help fund world-class researchers to take on cancer’s toughest challenges through…
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Today, we are excited to reveal the 12 shortlisted teams who are in with a chance of securing up to $25m in Cancer Grand Challenges funding to make radical progress against some of cancer’s toughest challenges.  In…