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European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute

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 Richard Clarkson and PhD Student, Anna, in the Institute Lab

Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund support search for better pancreatic cancer treatments

19 February 2019

Over £130,000 has been awarded to researchers at the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute to fund innovative research into targeting pancreatic cancer.

Gastric cancer

New target for gastric cancer therapies

29 January 2019

Cardiff University researchers shed light on development of gastric cancer

Breast cancer under a microscope

New insight into aggressive breast cancers

26 December 2018

Cardiff University researchers discover protein driving aggressive breast cancer

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

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