World Pancreatic Cancer Day: Addenbrooke’s patient opens up about healing power of nature
An Addenbrooke’s cancer patient says the healing power of nature, and going for daily walks around the Colleges of the University of Cambridge are helping him live with stage four pancreatic cancer.
Project launches to increase genetic testing for cancer patients
Ovarian cancer experts and patients from Addenbrooke's Hospital and hospitals in Birmingham, have been working together to make information around the benefits of genetic testing more accessible.
CUH arts team scoop national award for work on cancer care
CUH Arts, Cambridge University Hospitals’ arts-in-health programme, has claimed a prestigious national healthcare award for its work on exploring the role of arts and culture in cancer care environments.
AI-enhanced cancer treatment is better for patients in UK first
Addenbrooke's is the first NHS hospital to use an AI-enhanced superhot needle treatment to pinpoint and destroy life-threatening tumours in one go, including hard-to-reach cancers.
Major funding for precision breast cancer research in Cambridge
Around $6.5 million of funding has been awarded to help Cambridge doctors predict the best treatment for high-risk breast cancer patients.
Major milestones reached for new East of England cancer hospital
Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital (CCRH) has had the second stage of its business case, its Outline Business Case, approved by NHS England, the Department of Health and Social Care and HM Treasury.
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Nyarai's story: A privilege to be a Cancer CNS
Nyarai Chinyama is a specialist cancer nurse at Addenbrooke’s who looks after patients with stomach and oesophageal cancer, as well as complex non-cancerous tumours.
A step closer to precision cancer treatment
Hundreds of patients with breast cancer and advanced prostate cancer could benefit from a breakthrough targeted therapy, after the NHS agreed a landmark commercial deal to roll-out the drug to treat forms of the two most common cancers in England.
Thea's story: finding new treatments for stomach cancer
Thea Towell has stomach cancer and is taking part in research at Addenbrooke's to find new treatments and help other patients in the future.
Get hands-on with cancer research in Cambridge!
Join us at this year's Cambridge Festival on Saturday 18 March from 11am – 4pm at the Cambridge Academy for Science and Technology.
One year on: The women changing the story of ovarian cancer
This Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, we catch up with some of the women at the centre of pioneering research that’s helping to change the story of ovarian cancer.
Speeding up breast cancer diagnosis using AI
A ground-breaking project involving Addenbrooke's Hospital has been awarded £1.5 million to develop AI that can help check for breast cancer - part of the government's plan to accelerate cancer diagnosis using artificial intelligence.
Why I'm passionate about the planned Cancer Research Hospital
Sue Arnold, a member of the Patient Network for Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital, tells us about her experience and cancer journey.
Cambridge Professor receives OBE for services to cancer
Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald, director of the Early Cancer Institute, has received an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to cancer.
Blood cancer manipulates immune cells to survive
The most comprehensive study to date of the blood cancer, Hodgkin lymphoma, has provided fascinating insights into what tumour cells must do to survive.
High risk surgery on teen testicular cancer patient
Surgeons at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge undertake some of the most complex operations in the country –– and at 9pm on BBC Two on Wednesday (8 Feb) this includes high-risk surgery on a teenager, following treatment for testicular cancer.
Planning permission submitted for East of England cancer hospital
A full planning application to build a new specialist cancer research hospital for the region on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus has been submitted to Cambridge City Council.
Major funding for Cambridge to find cancer treatments
Around £3 million has been awarded to Cambridge doctors and scientists to boost research in to new cancer treatments, including vital trials involving Addenbrooke's patients.
First UK proton beam therapy trial for breast cancer
A UK trial is underway to test the benefits of proton beam therapy for certain patients with breast cancer, led by Professor Charlotte Coles, an oncology consultant at Addenbrooke’s Hospital.
Technique to prevent relapse in breast cancer patients
Cambridge scientists have managed to identify and kill breast cancer cells that evade standard treatments in a new study.
Online platform to check for prostate cancer risk
Cambridge scientists have created an online tool for predicting an individual’s risk of developing prostate cancer, to enable more targeted testing, treatment and early diagnosis.
New hope for kidney cancer treatment
Cambridge researchers have discovered that a drug used to treat lung cancer could potentially help patients with a type of kidney cancer called renal cell carcinoma.
Cancer patients to help trial ‘life saving’ home testing kit
Addenbrooke’s hospital is helping to trial a new home-testing device to check if cancer patients are at risk from a serious side effect of chemotherapy.
Making prostate cancer diagnosis simple, safe and affordable
A new medical device developed at Addenbrooke's hopes to transform the process of diagnosing prostate cancer, making it safer for patients.
Cancer research could have 'far-reaching' implications
The research lead for Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital says new findings to come out of his lab are the most important in three decades.
Genetic test rules out cancer for baby Oliver
A baby who was born with a large tumour on his leg has been spared chemotherapy and surgery, after whole genome sequencing at Addenbrooke’s revealed the lump was harmless.