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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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Better Understanding of Pancreatic Cancer Will Lead to Earlier Detection for Patients

11 December 2014

Dr Catherine Hogan, Research Fellow at the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute, explains why pancreatic cancer is so hard to diagnose and how gaining a better understanding of the disease will result in earlier detection.

Research Institute has its say on H2020 research programme

9 December 2014

Dr Matt Smalley, has been instrumental in leading discussions at the inaugural meeting of Vision 2020's Health cluster that addressed the development of an oncology-focused position paper.

Research Institute Forges More European Links

9 December 2014

Dr Richard Clarkson has visited the Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology (IPATIMUP) at the University of Porto to forge new collaborations and disseminate information on the Institute's portfolio


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