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Researcher receives award to target sugars and stop cancer spread.

A Newcastle University researcher has been given a significant award to target sugars and stop the spread of prostate cancer.

Major breakthrough in Neuroblastoma research.

Targeted therapy could be first line treatment for childhood cancer.

From Newcastle Podcast with Professor Ruth Plummer

In this episode we talk to Professor Ruth Plummer, Clinical Professor of Experimental Cancer Medicine at Newcastle University about the ‘Geordie’ cancer drug Rubraca®, a ground-breaking ovarian cancer drug, developed here in Newcastle.

Christine Harrison awarded CRUK grant.

Christine Harrison and her team have been awarded a grant of up to £1m over three years through the Cancer Research UK–Children with Cancer UK Innovation Awards.

Nicola Curtin awarded prestigious international prize.

Nicola Curtin has been awarded a prestigious international prize by the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET).

‘First of its kind’ clinical trial to help lung cancer patients

A group of scientists have been awarded £900,000 from Cancer Research UK to launch a groundbreaking clinical trial for people with lung cancer.

Exploring pharmacists’ role in spotting early signs of oral cancer

Region-wide study unveiled during Mouth Cancer Action Month.

Breakthrough in childhood brain cancer will save lives

A scientific breakthrough has enabled experts to predict relapse in a common childhood cancer and means doctors can tailor treatment for each individual child and improve prognosis.