CHANGING THE STORY OF CANCER
Changing the story of cancer
The Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital will bring together clinical and research expertise in a new world-class hospital designed in partnership with our patients. We will detect cancer earlier, treat it more precisely and save more lives.Read more
Cambridge teams land £4m to tackle toughest cancers
Two teams of Cambridge scientists – which include experts based at Addenbrooke’s Hospital - are to get a £4m boost to help with the fight against cancer.
Brain cancer care awarded centre of excellence status
Addenbrooke’s hospital is part of six NHS brain cancer centres to be awarded excellence status by the Tessa Jowell Brain Cancer Mission.
Top honours for pioneering Cambridge doctors
Congratulations to Fiona Gilbert and Miles Parkes who are among 8 Cambridge doctors and professors to be elected to the Academy of Medical Sciences.
Richard Gilbertson elected to the Royal Society
Congratulations to Professor Richard Gilbertson, research lead for the new Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital, now recognised for his scientific excellence by the Royal Society.
'Sponge on a string' test to transform oesophageal cancer diagnosis
A ‘sponge on a string’ pill test has been hailed a ‘game changer’ by cancer doctors as it transforms oesophageal cancer diagnosis, identifying ten times more people with Barrett’s oesophagus than the usual GP route**.
Big genetic study reveals new clues to the causes of cancer
Cambridge analysis of more than 12,000 tumours from NHS patients has found DNA evidence of more than 50 new potential causes of cancer.