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.
Big boost for Cambridge 'sponge on a string' cancer test
A multi-million pound trial has been announced to pave the way for the Cytosponge test to become a routine screening programme, to help detect early signs of oesophageal cancer.
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.
Landmark NHS testing and treatment for brain cancer
Brain tumour patients at Addenbrooke’s Hospital are the first in the UK to benefit from personalised treatment using the latest innovations in genomics and cancer research.
My CUH story: Cancer nurse specialist
An oncology specialist nurse at Addenbrooke’s has spoken of her love for her work – even though it involves following patients on some of the toughest journeys.
Increasing genetic testing for ovarian cancer
Addenbrooke's patients are taking part in a pilot scheme to improve the uptake of genetic screening for ovarian cancer, especially in BAME communities that have the lowest rates of testing.
Research into cancer given five-year funding boost
Life-changing research into cancer will continue on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus for the next five years as Cancer Research UK (CRUK) announced £22.5million funding for its Cambridge Centre.
Major milestone reached for new cancer hospital in Cambridge
The Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital (CCRH) project has had the first stage of its business case approved by the Department for Health and Social Care and NHS England & NHS Improvement.
CUH professor wins top prize for ground-breaking research into cancer
CUH professor wins top prize for ground-breaking research into cancer.
New research to target advanced oesophagogastic cancer
An Addenbrooke’s doctor is leading a trial to find improved treatments for patients with advanced oesophagogastric (OG) cancer.
Call for 10,000 volunteers for UK breast cancer study
Eileen Hughes has signed up to an international trial, led in the UK by Addenbrooke’s, to test a more personalised way to screen for breast cancer and detect it sooner.
AI speeds up cancer treatment
Doctors at our hospitals aim to drastically cut cancer waiting times using artificial intelligence (AI) to automate lengthy radiotherapy preparations.
Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital funding announcement
Today’s government funding announcement for a new Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital on our campus brings us closer to rewriting the story of cancer for our patients. It will bring together world-class clinicians with cutting-edge research.