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.
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.
Published: 14th March, 2019
To celebrate International Women's Day, Cambridge News has put together a list of the 40 most brave, brilliant and intelligent women in Cambridgeshire. One of our programme members, Liz Moore is one of those 40 women. She was added to the list because of her research into finding a new way to detect ovarian cancer in the blood. Click here to see the full list.
Published: 13th March, 2019
The Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre Early Detection Programme has been selected, together with two other UK institutions UCL and the University of Manchester, as one of the UK member centres of the International Cancer Early Detection (ICED) Alliance.
Published: 11th February, 2019
CRUK announced their Early Detection Awards winners last Friday. Several Cambridge researchers were awarded, congratulations to these awardees.
Published: 11th February, 2019
Cambridge consultant paediatric ophthalmologist, Louise Allen, has developed the Neocam tool for GP’s and midwives to facilitate easier eye screenings to increase the chances of detecting cataracts and the aggressive cancer ‘retinoblasoma’ in new-born babies and infants. Click here to read the full article.
Published: 06th February, 2019
SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics presented Dr Sarah Elizabeth Bohndiek with a 2019 SPIE Early Career Achievement Award yesterday. Bohndiek was recognized at the SPIE Fellows Luncheon during the Society's annual Photonics West Symposium in San Francisco.
Published: 04th February, 2019
Mutations that cause oesophageal adenocarcinoma (OAC) have been mapped in unprecedented detail – unveiling that more than half could be targeted by drugs currently in trials for other cancer types.
Published: 30th January, 2019
The fourth annual symposium of the CRUK Cambridge Centre Early Detection Programme (28.01.19) was attended by over 150 delegates. The first Keynote talk from Professor Per Hall, of the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, focused on risk-stratified approaches to breast cancer screening/early detection and the second Keynote from Professor Robert Steele, Chair of the UK National Screening Committee, discussed the development of current and future screening programmes.
Published: 03rd January, 2019
Researchers have launched a clinical trial to develop a breath test, analysing molecules that could indicate the presence of cancer at an early stage. This is the first test of its kind to investigate multiple cancer types. A cancer breath test has huge potential to provide a non-invasive look into what’s happening in the body and could help to find cancer early, when treatment is more likely to be effective.