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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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Pancreatic cancer cells outcompeted by healthy neighbours

3 August 2021

Only 7% of people with pancreatic cancer survive more than five years. New research from Cardiff University is helping to expand the knowledge of this form of cancer, with the hopes of informing developments of new treatments.

Researchers to investigate new drug to stop incurable prostate cancer spread

30 June 2021

Cardiff University receives funding to explore ‘urgent need’ for advanced prostate cancer therapy

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Computer-designed cancer drug to prevent breast cancer metastasis

2 March 2021

A computer-aided drug design tool has successfully created a new potential therapy to inhibit this fatal spread of the disease.

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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.