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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ECSCRI helps to mark 10 years of BBC Science Cafe

18 October 2017

Dr Toby Phesse joined Adam Walton on BBC Radio Wales' Science Cafe to celebrate 10 years of broadcasting.

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Key insight into gastrointestinal cancer uncovered: Stem cells get the Frizzled look

6 October 2017

Key insights into the function of a receptor in the gastrointestinal tract

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New opportunity: Institute Director

28 June 2017

We are recruiting a Director to lead the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute through the next stages of its development and beyond.


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


In conversation

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