We aim to improve the understanding of the role of cancer stem cells in a range of cancers, through world-leading research.

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Lyndon Wood and wife participate in research

Focusing on link between diet and cancer

12 May 2017

Welsh entrepreneur funds Cardiff University cancer prevention project

Dr Lee Parry in tissue culture lab

Cancer prognosis and the TEX19 gene

9 May 2017

The TEX19 gene could be used to help identify cancer at an earlier stage.

Close up of Microscope and slides

Innovative brain cancer research

6 April 2017

Cardiff University and national charities join forces to tackle deadly brain cancer

Maria Konstantinou, Mrs Anne Whipp and Juan Menendez Gonzalez

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Answering the big questions

Research

Our research focuses on cancer stem cells, which we believe offer the possibility of transforming cancer treatments.

Dr Joaquin de Navascues in fly room

In conversation

Here, our research team leaders offer their perspectives on targeting cancer stem cells and how their research impacts on cancer therapy.