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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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Wales Office Minister visit

12 June 2014

Baroness Randerson visits £30m Hadyn Ellis Building to see groundbreaking research into cancer and mental illness.

Donor Visits the Institute

05 June 2014

The widow of Professor Richard Whipp, a former member of staff at the University who passed away in 2005, recently visited the Institute to see the laboratory named in memory of her husband.

The only centre in Europe completely focussed on cancer stem cell research

05 June 2014

Cancer remains one of the major challenges in terms of life expectancy and is recognised as the second largest cause of mortality within the EU, accounting for 28% of all deaths in 2010.

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