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Call for Abstracts: Early Detection 5th Annual Symposium

Published: 25th October, 2019

The CRUK Cambridge Centre fifth annual symposium will take place on Monday 27th January 2020 in the CRUK Cambridge Institute. We invite PhD students, postdocs, junior group leaders and other researchers involved in all aspects of early detection research to submit abstracts to be considered for an oral and/or a poster presentation (A1 portrait) at the event. Poster abstracts will also be considered for a 5-minute poster flash talk during the symposium.

Early Detection Programme in the press because of ACED Alliance announcement

Published: 22nd October, 2019

After the announcement of the International ACED Alliance on Monday, there has been a lot of media coverage for the Alliance and for the Early Detection Programme as part of it. This news item contains a list with some of the UK press coverage.

Multimillion pound boost for early cancer detection research in Cambridge

Published: 21st October, 2019

The CRUK Cambridge Centre Early Detection Programme along with University College London, the University of Manchester, the Canary Center at Stanford and the Knight Cancer Institute have become partners in the Cancer Research UK International Alliance for Cancer Early Detection (ACED).

Predict Prostate has been awarded for research impact & public engagement

Published: 16th October, 2019

The Predict Prostate tool, the first individualised prognostic tool accessible to both clinicians and patients to help make unbiased informed decisions about the value of treatment for newly diagnosed prostate cancer, has been awarded a University of Cambridge Vice Chancellors award for research impact & public engagement.

Penn's Basser Center for BRCA chooses two Cambridge researchers for 2019 Basser Global Prize

Published: 02nd October, 2019

Professor Douglas Easton and Professor Antonis Antoniou have been reconised for their work in understanding genetic risk factors for Cancer.

Early Detection Group Leader recognised as rising star with prestigious new award

Published: 23rd September, 2019

We are delighted to announce that Dr Jamie Blundell, Group leader in the CRUK Cambridge Centre Early Detection Programme has been awarded a £1.2 million Future Leaders Fellowship by United Kingdom Research and Innovation (UKRI). Research and Innovation Chief Executive, Professor Sir Mark Walport, said: “The Future Leaders Fellowships will enable the most promising researchers and innovators to become leaders in their fields, working on subjects as diverse as climate change, dementia and quantum computing.”

Summer School features in KCL's Cancer Prevention blog

Published: 13th September, 2019

King's College London's latest Cancer Prevention blog is out, focussing on the highlights of our recent International Early Detection Summer School. Click here to read the full blog.

Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald interviewed on Women Making Waves

Published: 10th September, 2019

Hear Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald on ‘Women Making Waves’ by Cambridge 105 Radio in this podcast.

Women Making Waves features women who play a positive part in shaping our society and empowering change. To visit their website, please click here.

Successful first international summer school: "Discovery and Development of Diagnostics for Early Detection of Cancer"

Published: 20th August, 2019

The first summer school organised by the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre Early Detection Programme took place from 15-18 July 2019 in Robinson College, Cambridge. First proposed in 2017, the Discovery and Development of Diagnostics for Early Detection of Cancer Summer School was organised to be the first of its kind to bring together delegates from academic, corporate, clinical and public sector backgrounds interested in exploring the rapidly expanding and exciting field of early cancer detection. Thanks to our recent recognition as a CRUK International Cancer Early Detection Alliance (ICED) Member Centre, we were able to fund the first school this year.

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence celebrates 20th birthday

Published: 15th May, 2019

Founded by Frank Dobson, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) was launched in April 1999. In twenty years, it has grown from just one man to a world leader in health technology assessment and guidance.

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