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16 December 2022
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Team science: 2022 highlights
It's been an incredible year of discoveries for Cancer Grand Challenges and we look forward to seeing what 2023 brings
Lorenzo de la Rica (@LdelaRica) is Research Portfolio Manager at Cancer Grand Challenges In 2022, we have seen our Cancer Grand Challenges (CGC) community grow, with four new teams receiving a total of $100m funding. The teams from all…

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1 December 2022
In 2017, the IMAXT team was awarded £20 million by Cancer Grand Challenges, funded by Cancer Research UK. Through the Cancer Grand Challenges…
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7 November 2022
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…
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14 October 2022
How a suite of advanced machine learning algorithms is finding new cancer-causing patterns of DNA damage Cancer Grand Challenges researchers and…
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21 September 2022
Advocacy plays a major role in Cancer Grand Challenges. The team taking on our Solid Tumours in Children challenge includes six advocates,…

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Cancer Grand Challenges scientists and collaborators have created the first map of the major chromosomal changes that occur during cancer. This information could help physicians better understand how individual tumours…
15 June 2022
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Today, the team taking on our Lethal vs. Non-Lethal challenge shared new findings that could change management and treatment for people with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS).   To find out more about the clinical…
9 June 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 indicate that around 1 in 5 of these subsequent cancers are unrelated to the initial…
9 June 2022
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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,…
27 April 2022
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Microcalcifications – the white specks often seen on mammograms – are used in breast cancer diagnosis, yet their role in the development of the disease is poorly understood. A recent study using a novel combination of…
7 April 2022
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Heading to this year’s AACR Annual Meeting in New Orleans? Make sure to visit us in the exhibition space! We’ll be at stand 1118, joined by members of the IMAXT team taking on our 3D Tumour Mapping Challenge,…
4 April 2022
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As we honour Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month around the world, Cancer Grand Challenges teams are investigating novel treatments for the world’s third most common type of cancer.  Although cases of colorectal cancer…
31 March 2022
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Mounting evidence continues to connect colorectal cancer, the third most common cancer worldwide, to the microbiome: the trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungi that reside in the body. One species in particular has…
22 February 2022
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International Day of Women and Girls in Science celebrates the critical role women play in driving progress in science and technology.  To commemorate the day, we caught up with 5 of our Cancer Grand Challenges…
11 February 2022