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INSTINCT - groundbreaking research project aimed at beating childhood brain tumours

The Newcastle University team, based at the Northern Institute for Cancer Research, will use cutting-edge screening techniques to identify critical genetic and biochemical features of aggressive brain tumours in young patients.

published on: 14th February 2014

Rare leukaemia survival rate breakthrough

A pioneering genetic study means that children with a rare subtype of leukaemia have 75% less chance of their leukaemia recurring.

published on: 16th September 2013

New cancer drug shows potential in patients with BRCA mutations

A new cancer drug designed to be effective in tumours with faulty BRCA genes has generated impressive responses in an early-stage clinical trial.

published on: 5th June 2013

thumbnail Trial of new drug which blocks the energy supply to cancer cells

An experimental drug which may treat a range of cancers is being tested in a new clinical trial at Newcastle University.

published on: 31st May 2013

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