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First steps towards a vaccine for pancreatic cancer

26th November 2019

Researchers from Barts Cancer Institute and Zhengzhou University have developed a personalised vaccine system that could ultimately delay the onset of pancreatic cancer. The study reports the team’s work with a pre-clinical model using mice, and provides strong proof-of-concept for the creation of a vaccine for cancer prevention in individuals at high risk of developing this disease.

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World Pancreatic Cancer Day 2019

21st November 2019

This World Pancreatic Cancer Day, hear from some of our researchers about what they are working on to help combat this devastating cancer type.

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Stepping behind the scenes

19th November 2019

Last month, Barts Cancer Institute’s Dr Bela Wrench hosted a session as part of the Bloodwise Lab Tour Programme, aimed at bringing current and potential supporters closer to research funded by the charity and to demonstrate the impact they can have in the fight against blood cancer.

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Self-sampling test detects cervical pre-cancer

7th November 2019

Researchers from the Centre for Cancer Prevention have developed a non-invasive test to detect cervical pre-cancer by analysing urine and vaginal samples women collect themselves.

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Leading the next generation of radiotherapy research

4th November 2019

Cancer Research UK (CRUK) have today announced the launch of a new £56 million research network that will accelerate the development of advanced radiotherapy techniques in the UK. The network, named ‘RadNet,’ will pioneer the use of the latest technologies in world-first research projects with the aim of improving cancer survival by optimising and personalising radiotherapy.

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Breaking down the barrier

22nd October 2019

The Medical Research Council has awarded Dr Godinho a £600,000 project grant to fund vital research on pancreatic cancer, that will investigate ways to tackle the impenetrable barrier that surrounds pancreatic tumours, in the hope of identifying targets for therapeutic intervention.

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