Get hands-on with cancer research and join us at Cambridge Festival
Join us on Saturday 16 March from 11am – 4pm for the 'Big Biomedical Campus day' at the Cambridge Academy for Science and Technology, as part of Cambridge Festival.
Health Minister visits Cambridge as preparation work starts for new East of England cancer hospital
Health minister Lord Markham visited Cambridge Biomedical Campus today (5 February) to mark progress on the build for Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital - a partnership between Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, the University of Cambridge, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre, and life science partners.
Tailoring treatment for breast cancer patients
In the lead-up to World Cancer Day on 4 February we are highlighting the pioneering precision breast cancer research that will move into the Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital.
Independent Chair appointed for new Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital
Mark Bullock has been appointed as Independent Chair of Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital’s Building and Construction Board (BCB).
New trial brings screening for oesophageal cancer closer
A man from Cambridge is the first to join the surveillance part of a clinical trial that could see routine screening for oesophageal cancer introduced into the NHS, potentially halving deaths from this cancer every year.
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.
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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.
Patients help to improve radiotherapy services
A new multimedia display at Addenbrooke’s highlights how patients have helped shape radiotherapy treatment.
Launch of UK's first institute for early cancer research
The Early Cancer Institute opens today next door to Addenbrooke's, to help create a world where we can detect cancer early enough to cure it.
MPs pledge support for regional Cancer Research Hospital
Nurse Debbie’s pedal push follows brave cancer journey
An Addenbrooke’s cancer nurse and keen cyclist has come through the most complicated ride of her life.
New regional cancer hospital one step closer
The Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital (CCRH) project has been given the green light by the government’s New Hospital Programme to commence the process that will lead to the appointment of a construction partner.
New clues to treat germ cell tumours
A study by a team from Addenbrooke’s and the Wellcome Sanger Institute has revealed more about the origin of germ cell tumours, usually found in the ovaries and testicles, suggesting new approaches to future treatment.
Home in a day after robotic cancer surgery
A surgical robot at Addenbrooke’s is helping to cure patients with prostate cancer, enabling them to go home less than 24 hours after surgery.
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.