We aim to improve the understanding of the role of cancer stem cells in a range of cancers, through world-leading research.

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Dr Boris Shorning and Dr Neil Trent

Stopping the Spread of Prostate Cancer

17 June 2015

To mark Men's Health Week 2015, two scientists from the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute explain how they're working to try to halt the spread of cancer of the prostate.

Snowglobes at the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute

Active in Europe

9 June 2015

The European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute has been extremely busy in terms of European engagement since its inception

Pencoed pupil during Cells, Genes, Mutations and Cancer event

Young Scientists get Inspired by Institute Project

9 June 2015

Institute Research Associate Dr Karen Reed returned to her old school, Pencoed Comprehensive, to inspire and educate the next generation of scientists, during an on-going engagement project entitled Cells, Genes, Mutations and Cancer.

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Our research focuses on cancer stem cells, which we believe offer the possibility of transforming cancer treatments.

In conversation

Here, our research team leaders offer their perspectives on targeting cancer stem cells and how their research impacts on cancer therapy.