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24 February 2021
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“We wanted to do everything we could to support them”: Nick and Annette Razey give £1m to back Cancer Grand Challenges team
Nick and Annette Razey
Their donation, which rises to £1.25m with Gift Aid, will help scientists uncover secrets of the microbiome, which could lead to new colorectal cancer treatments. “I sold my company back in July, and we’re lucky to have made some money,”…

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17 February 2021
In October, we posed 9 new challenges to the research community, each with the potential to change the way we think about cancer. Through our new…
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3 February 2021
In October, we posed 9 new challenges to the research community, each with the potential to change the way we think about cancer. Through our new…
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29 January 2021
In a new Science paper, members of the Cancer Grand Challenges IMAXT team announce ExSeq – new technology that can create nanoscale-resolution…
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25 January 2021
In October, Cancer Grand Challenges posed 9 new quests for the research community, each with the potential to contribute major advances to the way we…

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Congratulations to STORMing Cancer’s Professor Don Ingber for winning Yale University’s Wilbur Cross Medal for Alumni Achievement.   Don pioneered the field of mechanobiology when he first made the link between the…
17 December 2020
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In October, we posed 9 new challenges to the research community, each with the potential to change the way we think about cancer. Through our new blog series, members of our Cancer Grand Challenges Scientific Committee …
14 December 2020
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In a commentary article for AACR Cancer Discovery In Focus, Dr Iain Foulkes and Dr Ned Sharpless discuss the 9 Cancer Grand Challenges open for application from now until 22 April 2021. “Making progress in these fields…
8 December 2020
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In October, we posed 9 new challenges to the research community, each with the potential to change the way we think about cancer. Through our new blog series, members of our Cancer Grand Challenges Scientific Committee…
30 November 2020
Coverage
Read the latest coverage on Cancer Grand Challenges. “There’s a lot of potential to unlock, and Cancer Grand Challenges could be the key.” - Professor René Bernards A recent piece in AACR Cancer Discovery's News in…
19 November 2020
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In October, we posed 9 new challenges to the research community, each with the potential to change the way we think about cancer. Through our new blog series, members of our Cancer Grand Challenges Scientific Committee…
18 November 2020
Blog
With our first Cancer Grand Challenges blog, we reflect on the progress of the 7 teams tackling some of cancer’s toughest challenges.  It started in 2015, with 7 audacious challenges.   Since then, we’ve supported 7…
16 November 2020
Coverage
Read the latest coverage of Cancer Grand Challenges.   “All these ‘challenges’ are actually very interesting and highly worthy of the attention of the cancer research community,” says Robert Weinberg, of the Whitehead…
13 November 2020
News
Research from the Cancer Grand Challenges Rosetta team has identified a potential metabolic weakness in cancer that could be amenable to treatment.   The findings, published in Cell, focused on exploring whether the…
29 October 2020