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Investigating kinder treatments in head and neck cancer: The PATHOS study

“NCRI’s CTRad provided invaluable advice and support during the development of PATHOS. Input from experienced clinical trialists, statisticians, funders and patient representatives helped improve the study design and refine endpoints which made a major contribution to its successful funding application.” Prof. Mererid Evans, Consultant Clinical Oncologist and co-Chief investigator of the PATHOS study.
PATHOS is a […]

By |June 14th, 2019|Case study|0 Comments

Benchmarking radiotherapy research excellence

“NCRI’s ‘Centres of Excellence’ exercise brought the research community together to define internationally relevant criteria for measuring multidisciplinary radiotherapy research activity. This was a pioneering piece of work which has played a pivotal role in strengthening UK radiotherapy research, and was led by CTRad.” Prof. Neil Burnet, Chair in Clinical Academic Proton Therapy at The […]

By |June 10th, 2019|Case study|0 Comments

Dr Iain Frame appointed NCRI CEO

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Iain Frame as the new CEO of the NCRI.

Dr Frame will take over from Dr Karen Kennedy, who is leaving the role after more than four years at the helm.

Dr Frame is currently Director of Research at Prostate Cancer UK, an NCRI Partner organisation, and is an […]

By |May 3rd, 2018|NCRI Blog|0 Comments

NCRI Press Release, 9 November 2016

Marker for aggressive prostate cancer doubles-up as a drug target

By |April 3rd, 2018|2016-press-releases|0 Comments

NCRI Press Release, 9 November 2016

Researchers find key to drug resistant bowel cancer

By |April 3rd, 2018|2016-press-releases|0 Comments

NCRI Press Release, 8 November 2016

One in six women diagnosed with breast cancer have a symptom other than a lump

By |April 3rd, 2018|2016-press-releases|0 Comments

NCRI Press Release, 8 November 2016

Gold nanoparticles help deliver lethal one-two punch to cancer

By |April 3rd, 2018|2016-press-releases|0 Comments

NCRI Press Release, 7 November 2016

Gut microbes linked to immunotherapy response in melanoma patients

By |April 3rd, 2018|2016-press-releases|0 Comments

NCRI Press Release, 7 November 2016

Adult weight gain could increase cancer risk

By |April 3rd, 2018|2016-press-releases|0 Comments

NCRI Press Release, 5 November 2016

Brain tumour characteristics could help predict survival in people over 70

By |April 3rd, 2018|2016-press-releases|0 Comments