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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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Up to 45% of bowel cancers carry a fault in the KRAS gene, detrimentally affecting how a patient will respond to treatment. New results from the OPTIMISTICC team suggest these poor outcomes may be due to the way faulty…
20 October 2020
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Some carcinogens can cause cancer without directly damaging DNA: a new study from the Cancer Grand Challenges Mutographs team challenges a long-held view on the early development of a tumour. For years, research has…
13 October 2020
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The Cancer Grand Challenges Scientific Committee is pleased to welcome two new members: Professor Jill P Mesirov (University of California San Diego School of Medicine) and Professor Barbara K Rimer (University of North…
11 October 2020