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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Microscope and slides

The link between HPV and skin cancer

21 June 2017

Collaborative research project sheds new light on the relationship between the Human Papillomavirus and skin cancer.

Dr Matt Smalley

Pint of Science

16 May 2017

Dr Matt Smalley presents his latest research to the general public.

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

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.