European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute

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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360 Institute Tour

23 May 2018

You can now explore the laboratory of the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute, following a tumour sample as it is prepared to be used in the Institute’s cutting-edge cancer research.

Shan Cothi in ECSCRI lab

Amser Justin Time on Heno

29 March 2018

A welsh soprano visits the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute as part of a S4C documentary to find out how public donations are funding vital research into pancreatic cancer.

Team Verrico presenting donation in Institute lab

Developing a potential treatment for triple negative breast cancer

26 March 2018

A cancer charity is helping to fund world-leading research to develop a potential new treatment for triple negative breast cancer.

Maria Konstantinou, Mrs Anne Whipp and Juan Menendez Gonzalez

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Answering the big questions


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.