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7 November 2022
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Sheona Scales - Head of Research, Cancer Grand Challenges
We’re leading a global conversation to help shape our next round of funding, inviting the submission of ideas via our Online Ideas Portal from now until 28 November.   Here, Sheona Scales, Head of Research at Cancer Grand Challenges,…

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We’re leading a global conversation to help shape our next round of funding, inviting the submission of ideas via our Online Ideas Portal from now until 28 November.   Here, Sheona Scales, Head of Research at Cancer…
7 November 2022
News
How a suite of advanced machine learning algorithms is finding new cancer-causing patterns of DNA damage Cancer Grand Challenges researchers and collaborators have identified four new mutational signatures, including a…
14 October 2022
Blog
Advocacy plays a major role in Cancer Grand Challenges. The team taking on our Solid Tumours in Children challenge includes six advocates, representing the voice of children and families affected by solid cancers and…
21 September 2022
News
Today we launch Discover: a year of scientific creativity – our annual progress magazine showcasing the power of global team science.  Discover celebrates how our community is coming together, thinking differently and…
25 July 2022
Blog
From the team taking on our Cancer Causes challenge, a new integrated atlas of the stromal and epithelial interactions that drive cancers associated with chronic inflammation provides a new way to understand cancer…
25 July 2022
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Meet the global network of early-career researchers driving the development of cancer’s most intricate maps, as part of our 3D Tumour Mapping challenge.   The tumour ecosystem, a web of interactions between the tumour’…
25 July 2022
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Non-invasive breast carcinomas have long been assumed to be the precursors of any invasive cancers that follow. But new findings, from the team taking on our Lethal vs Non-lethal challenge, indicate that around 1 in 5…
25 July 2022
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Colorectal cancer incidence is increasing worldwide, particularly in people younger than 50 years, but the reason remains a mystery. In addition, the effectiveness of treatments inexplicably varies within the same…
25 July 2022
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Why are certain cancer genes broadly expressed throughout the body, yet they trigger cancer in only specific tissues? New findings from the team taking on our Tissue Specificity challenge suggest that the immune system…
25 July 2022