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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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Cancer Open Day offers hope to family living with breast cancer

14 October 2014

The European Cancer Stem Research Institute at Cardiff University welcomed hundreds of people through its doors as part of the first Cardiff Cancer Open Day held recently. Included in those visitors were two women – a mother and daughter from Newport – who were encouraged to attend the Open Day having been personally affected by the disease.

New Intervention in the Fight Against Bowel Cancer

24 September 2014

It is widely known that bowel cancer is often driven by increased tumour cell survival and proliferation mediated by the deregulation of a key mechanism within gut cells controlled by the protein Wnt.

Leading New International Training Network

24 September 2014

Deputy Director of the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute, Dr Matt Smalley is spearheading the establishment of a new international training network for early stage career scientists interested in breast biology and cancer research.

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