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27 April 2022
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Spotlight: our work in oesophageal cancer
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The world’s 7th most common malignancy, oesophageal cancer results in more than 500,000 deaths globally each year. For Oesophageal Cancer Awareness Month, we’re shining a light on much-needed research into the disease, with a collection of…

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Members of the Cancer Grand Challenges Mutographs team challenge the current theory of ageing, revealing that healthy cells can tolerate many more mutations that previously assumed. What causes us to age? A popular…
29 November 2021
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A generous gift from industrialist and investor Bjorn Saven has helped to launch our Future Leaders Conference.  In October, we launched our inaugural Future Leaders Conference, powered by a steering committee of PhD…
23 November 2021
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Survival for pancreatic cancer remains intractably low, with just 9% of people surviving for 5 years beyond diagnosis. For World Pancreatic Cancer Day 2021, we’re shining a light on much-needed research into the disease…
18 November 2021
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Members of the Cancer Grand Challenges community feature in a new exhibition on cancer research from the Science Museum Group.  Cancer Revolution: Science, Innovation and Hope is the world’s first major exhibition…
15 November 2021
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A short film from Columbia Cancer Research featuring members of our IMAXT team – co-investigators Simon Tavaré and Owen Harris, and postdoctoral researcher Ignacio Vazquez-Garcia. Learn more about the IMAXT team.…
2 November 2021
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The Cancer Grand Challenges Mutographs team has added an unexpected piece to the complex puzzle surrounding the development of oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC): no mutational signature exists to explain the…
25 October 2021
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Oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) is the most common type of oesophageal cancer – a disease that affected more than 600,000 people worldwide last year*. Incidence of the disease varies dramatically around the…
24 October 2021
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Surprising discoveries from the Mutographs team challenge the classical view that all carcinogens directly cause mutations and suggest that non-mutagenic agents play a greater role in tumour promotion than originally…
20 October 2021
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Today we launch Discover: a year of scientific creativity – our annual progress magazine showcasing the power of global team science.  Discover celebrates how our teams are coming together, thinking differently and…
20 October 2021