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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 represented in the…

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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…

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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…
Blog
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…
News
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…
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New research from the Cancer Grand Challenges Rosetta team shows that metabolic profiling using a variety of mass spectrometry techniques can be used to stratify tissues according to their underlying mutations in…
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We are pleased to welcome Dr Tom Misteli of the National Cancer Institute’s Center for Cancer Research, USA, to the Cancer Grand Challenges Scientific Committee. Tom will join the other 14 members of the Scientific…
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We are pleased to welcome seven new members to the Cancer Grand Challenges Advocacy Panel: Yelak Biru, Ivana Cattaneo, Anjee Davies, Joya Harris, Dirk Hellrung, Chris Stewart and Christine Wu. From helping to shape…
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New research from the Cancer Grand Challenges CANCAN team finds that a ketogenic diet slows tumour growth but shortens survival by accelerating the onset of cancer cachexia in murine models. The findings, published in…