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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.

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.

blood cells

New funding for blood stem cells

20 May 2019

Over £520,000 has been awarded to help fund world-leading blood stem cell research, which will have a long-lasting impact on bone marrow transplantation and blood transfusion.

LRAW Presenting donation

Commitment to world-leading leukaemia research in Wales

28 March 2019

Cardiff University has thanked the Leukaemia Research Appeal for Wales for 37 years of outstanding support, and for contributing more than £2.3 million to leukaemia research at the University over that time.

Artist's impression of torso and pancreas scan

Improving pancreatic cancer survival rates

20 February 2019

Finding new targets for early detection of pancreatic cancer

Artist's impression of colon

Improving diagnosis of colorectal cancer

20 February 2019

Developing safe and cost-effective colorectal cancer tests