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New research funded by PCRF

19th July 2019

The Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund is supporting two new research projects at the Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London. The projects, led by Professor Hemant Kocher and Dr Gunnel Halldén, will aim to identify ways to enhance the efficacy of treatments for pancreatic cancer, to ultimately help those affected by this devastating disease.

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Cervical Screening Awareness Week

12th June 2019

This week (10-16th June) is Cervical Screening Awareness Week, an initiative started by Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust, which aims to raise awareness of the importance of cervical screening. In the UK, approximately 3,200 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer annually, making it the 14th most common cancer in women. Cervical screening, otherwise known as a smear test, can help to prevent cervical cancer, which claims 870 lives per year.

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HPV and cervical screening

12th April 2019

The American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) has awarded their prize for the Best Overall Scientific Abstract 2019 to Professor Jack Cuzick, Director, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine and Head, Centre for Cancer Prevention, and his co-authors.

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London leads the way in advanced prostate cancer research

25th January 2019

Dr Gunnel Halldén is leading a new pioneering study funded by Prostate Cancer UK, as part of the charity’s Research Innovation Awards scheme.

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Using a modified adenovirus to overcome treatment resistance in prostate cancer

27th April 2018

Researchers from BCI’s Centre for Molecular Oncology, led by Dr Gunnel Halldén, have identified a mechanism by which a modified flu-like virus, called AdDD, is able to negate resistance to a drug called mitoxantrone and increase tumour cell killing in prostate cancer models. This mechanism is dependent on B-cell lymphoma 2 (Bcl-2)- a protein involved in the regulation of cell death (apoptosis).

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Researchers use flu-like virus to attack pancreatic cancer

25th January 2018

A flu-like virus has now been used in experiments to successfully inhibit the growth of pancreatic cancer, according to an early study by researchers at the Barts Cancer Institute (BCI) of Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

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