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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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Glioblastoma stem cells

The future of targeting brain cancer

21 August 2019

Scientists have discovered molecular targets that might lead to a new generation of brain cancer therapies.

Black and white network of brain cells

Tracking therapeutics to the brain

13 August 2019

Over £250,000 of funding is helping researchers at Cardiff University to label and image small biological particles to test their potential use in treating brain disease and cancer.

Microscope images of gastric cancer

AMMF funds vital bile duct cancer research

12 August 2019

Cholangiocarcinoma is a rare disease, with only two percent of patients with metastatic disease surviving past five years. But new funding is helping Cardiff University researchers to find out crucial information about this form of 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.