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NCRI Newsletter September 2019

Special spotlight on the latest in our Living With and Beyond Cancer (LWBC) research activities:

we shine a special spotlight on the latest in our Living With and Beyond Cancer (LWBC) research activities:

NCRI launches Living With and Beyond Cancer (LWBC) Group
Apply to join an LWBC Group Workstream
LWBC at the 2019 NCRI Cancer Conference

By |September 11th, 2019|2019-newsletters|0 Comments

Register now for the NCRI CTU Annual Trials Meeting: 17 June 2019

The NCRI Clinical Trial Unit (CTU) Groups are delighted to announce that the 2019 Annual Trials Meeting will be held on Monday 17th June 2019 at the Cavendish Conference Centre, London.
Topics will include:

Innovative methodological outputs from flagship UK trials
An update on the ECMC multi-stakeholder conduct of platform trials project
Key lessons learnt from […]

By |March 14th, 2019|What's new|0 Comments

End of year message from NCRI’s CEO, Dr Iain Frame

As we head towards Christmas and New Year, I thought the time was right to reflect on my first few months as NCRI’s Chief Executive Officer and look ahead to what’s in store in 2019.

There isn’t room to cover everything over the last five months, but I’ve met most of the Partner representatives, and heard […]

By |December 18th, 2018|NCRI Blog|0 Comments

NCRI Newsletter Issue 11 2018

The UK Top 10 Living With and Beyond Cancer research priorities revealed; NCRI to partner with new AI tech centres across UK; Look back at the 2018 NCRI Cancer Conference; Bloodwise: call for project applications; Breast Cancer Now to merge with Breast Cancer Care; Healthcare professional newsletter – Breast Cancer Now; Cancer Research UK’s International […]

By |November 30th, 2018|2018-newsletters|0 Comments

Collaboration at the heart of an award winning, pan European Initiative to tackle cancer inequalities

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast and the University of Leeds, as part of a pan-European partnership, have won the prestigious 2018 European Health Award, for their project entitled ‘The European Cancer Patient’s Bill of Rights: A Catalyst for Change and an empowerment tool for cancer patients across Europe’. The project involves an equal partnership between […]

By |November 21st, 2018|NCRI Blog|0 Comments

Why our living with and beyond cancer research initiative matters – Ceinwen Giles’s story

Over the last year, I’ve been delighted to be involved with the NCRI’s Living with and Beyond Cancer Research Initiative to identify the priorities for researchers and research funders. As I wrote in an earlier blog, I was diagnosed with Stage 4 diffuse large b-cell lymphoma eight years ago. My life was saved by research; […]

By |November 6th, 2018|NCRI Blog|0 Comments

NCRI Press Release, 6 November 2018

Doctors and nurses reluctant to recommend e-cigarettes to cancer patients despite public health guidelines

By |November 6th, 2018|2018 press releases|0 Comments

NCRI Press Release, 6 November 2018

Gut stem cells offer clues for preventing tumours in inherited bowel cancer

By |November 6th, 2018|2018 press releases|0 Comments

NCRI Press Release, 6 November 2018

Women who are ‘larks’ have a lower risk of developing breast cancer: analyses of genetic variants show the effect of sleep on breast cancer risk

By |November 6th, 2018|2018 press releases|0 Comments

Top 10 research priorities

Survival rates
The success of modern oncological treatment speaks for itself through survival statistics. If we look at the latest 5 and 10-year survival rates by cancer type, by gender and by age, the progress made over the last few decades is huge, and ever improving. Now look at those statistics again and ask: are those […]

By |November 6th, 2018|NCRI Blog|0 Comments