Cancer

Cancer Research UK Event

We have a wide variety of international trials in progress with experience in both solid and blood cancers.

Research areas

  • Screening and early diagnosis
  • Improved diagnosis, stratification, prevention and treatment strategies
  • Understanding the mechanisms that cause solid and blood cancers

Case studies

blood cells

AML 17

Developing a simple blood test capable of detecting levels of leukaemia cells remaining after intensive chemotherapy.

Scope 1 Cancer

FAKTION

A randomised placebo controlled trial in postmenopausal women with advanced breast cancer previously treated with a third generation aromatase inhibitor.

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SCOPE1

A study to assess whether the addition of an antibody can prevent regrowth of cancer cells in the oesophagus and thereby improve survival.

Theme leads

Richard Adams

Dr Richard Adams

Interim Director of the Wales Cancer Trials Unit, Director of the Wales Cancer Bank, Translational Research Lead for Solid Cancer Clinical Trials

Email:
adamsra3@cardiff.ac.uk

Professor Robert Hills

Lead for Clinical Cancer Research Methodology and Portfolio Lead for Haematological Oncology

Email:
hillsrk@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2074 4647

Dr Tracie-Ann Madden

Senior Trial Manager in Solid Tumours

Email:
maddenta1@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2068 7953

Dr Lisette Nixon

Research Fellow - Senior Trial Manager in Solid Tumours

Email:
nixonls@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2068 7458
John Staffurth

Dr John Staffurth

Director of Radiotherapy Trials and Clinical Reader in Oncology

Email:
staffurthjn@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2031 6964

Ian Thomas

Senior Trial Manager in Blood Cancer

Email:
thomasif@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2074 5397

Cardiff University collaborators

Oliver Ottmann

Professor Oliver Ottmann

Professor and Head of Haematology, Division of Cancer and Genetics

Email:
ottmanno@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2074 2375