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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Dr Catherine Hogan on confocal

Amser Justin Time marks World Pancreatic Cancer Day

14 November 2018

A welsh charity is celebrating World Pancreatic Cancer Day by gifting over £39,000 to cutting-edge cancer research in Wales, to help pave the way to new early detection tools and therapies for one of the world’s deadliest cancers.

Dr Toby Phesse in his lab with Chloe Austin, Sarah Koushyar and Valarie Meniel

New funding to help find new gastric cancer therapies

19 October 2018

A major investment from the Medical Research Council will help scientists at Cardiff University investigate new treatment strategies for gastric cancer.

Brain cancer cells

Fat fuels aggressive brain cancers

19 October 2018

New research unveils potential to target aggressive brain cancer more effectively

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

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