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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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ECSCRI laboratory

Cancer researchers volunteer to assist in COVID19 testing

6 April 2020

Cancer researchers from Cardiff University have volunteered their skills to help at the frontline of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Dr Richard Clarkson

Wales Cancer Bank receives funding boost from Welsh Government

30 March 2020

One of the largest and most established tissue banks in the UK has received over £2.4 million in funding to support its valuable contributions to cutting-edge cancer research.

Red blood cells

Potential for new therapies to target acute myeloid leukaemia

27 August 2019

Eight people are diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia in the UK each day, accounting for over 2000 deaths each year. But a new potential therapeutic target has been uncovered, which could help improve future treatments.

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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.