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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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‘Stem cell’ test could identify most aggressive breast cancers

4 March 2015

New approach has the potential to identify women who might need intensive treatment to prevent breast cancer from recurring or spreading.

EU proposal to study Glioblastoma through to Stage 2

26 February 2015

Work is under way in the lab of Dr Florian Siebzehnrubl at the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute to complete a Stage 2 application to the Horizon 2020 Societal Challenges call on the topic of New Therapies for Rare Diseases

Flies and Cancer research: an old unlikely partnership

26 February 2015

Research Fellow Dr Joaquín de Navascués has been affectionately dubbed the 'Spanish fly man' by visitors to the Institute. He explains why a practice that is over a century old is still at the cutting edge of cancer research.

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