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Welcome to our new committee chairs

We welcome two outstanding researchers – Kairbaan Hodivala-Dilke and Simon Boulton – as they join our group of funding committee chairs.

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Research with integrity – the importance of communication

In a new series focussing on research integrity, two of our experts will dig into the issues and challenges of this incredibly important aspect of research.

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Thinking outside the chromosome – how ecDNA is challenging conventional thinking

What is extrachromosomal DNA? How have we come to think of its role in cancer? And what has all this got to do with a flagship lung cancer study?

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Tackling under-representation of Black data scientists in cancer research

Earlier this year we were pleased to host some incredibly talented Black data science interns. Here we find out how they got on…

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Latest episode of our podcast for researchers

This episode features our Chief Clinician Professor Charles Swanton. He talks about lung cancer, the power of the translational mind-set and delves into the flagship project, TRACERx.

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Representation, retention and hope – how a mentorship scheme is helping to fix research’s broken pipeline

We hear from Black in Cancer mentor-mentee pairing Melville and Jamie about the importance of representation, retention and hope…  

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Discover and translate – a mantra to work by

Developing treatments and diagnostics from your research really is the best way to create patient impact says radiation biologist Professor Catharine West…

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Time to meet our new chief scientist – Professor KJ Patel

As newly appointed chief scientist for Cancer Research UK, Professor KJ Patel brings a wealth of expertise and experience.

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Excellence in cancer research nursing: Celebrating innovation during tough times

It continues to be a tough time for clinical research and the healthcare and research professionals involved in the delivery…

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Banking on breakthroughs for children and young people

A newly merged biobank will be UK’s leading biomedical research resource dedicated to storing samples and data of cancers in children and young people – we explore its potential impact…

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